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In a statement, Simpson Thacher’s London managing partner Gregory Conway said: “His mergers and acquisitions experience, particularly in private equity related transactions, complements that of our outstanding team in London.”
The hire is another significant one for Simpson Thacher in the City and marks the further expansion of its English law capabilities. In 2009 the firm made a major English-law hire when it took Clifford Chance corporate star Adam Signy (5 May 2009).
This was followed in 2010 with the hire of fellow Clifford Chance partner Jason Glover, a private equity expert who joined the US firm to launch a UK funds practice (20 July 2010).