Forschbach takes team of six from Ashurst to Latham

Parisian private equity star Thomas Forschbach is being joined by six lawyers from former firm Ashurst at his new home Latham & Watkins.

Forschbach, who shocked the private equity market with the announcement of his surprise move from Ashurst to Latham, as exclusively revealed by The Lawyer (26 August), will move with partner Nathalie Alibert as well as Gaetan Gianasso who will become a partner at the US firm.

Latham’s Paris office will also welcome advocats Marie-Chrystel Dang Tran, Alexander Benedetti, Frederic Berthier and Denis Criton.