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June 2019: Legal Movers and Shakers

Posted by Tamara Salem

Stay up-to-date with the movers and shakers in the legal sector. Here are the key movements in June 2019:

Corporate Partner Gavin Weir is leaving White & Case to join Akin Gump. This is a rare loss to White & Case’s corporate team and is a clear sign Akin Gump are continuing to expand their London office.

Four Partners have left Taylor Wessing to join Goodwin Procter in their drive to expand their life sciences offering in London. Goodwin are strong within life sciences in the US and are clearly focusing on building this capability and strength in London. All four Partners, David Mardle, Tim Worden, Adrian Rainey and Malcom Bates, advise clients in the life sciences and technology sectors.

Corporate Finance Partner, Warran Allan is leaving Stephenson Harwood to join US firm Proskauer Rose. Allan previously worked at King & Wood Mallesons before the collapse and the move to Proskauer will reunite him with former colleagues.

Sidley Austin has added to its fund department with the hire of Mateja Maher, an ex-Kirkland & Ellis Partner. Maher moved in-house to the private equity advisory firm, Campbell Lutyens four years ago and will now reunite with many of his former colleagues at Sidley.

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