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Regarded as “the key superstar in finance in London”, Lucas is among the most sought-after talents in the legal market. And with alumni firms including Clifford Chance and Linklaters on his CV, it sounds as if Kirkland was willing to dig deep to add the Weil partner’s name to its partnership roster. Sources suggest he’s been guaranteed upwards of $4m annually for his first three years at the firm.
The move makes Lucas the latest finance partner to jump from one US firm to another, creating a conga line of partners that have made a similar lateral shift over the past couple of years.