CC boosts US securities team with Cahill Gordon hire

Clifford Chance has hired Cahill Gordon & Reindel senior associate Michael Dakin as a partner in a bid to ramp up its US securities practice in London.

Dakin, a high yield specialist, will move from New York to join Clifford Chance’s London office on 19th September. He had previously worked in Cahill’s London office between 2001 and 2003.

Global capital markets head David Dunnigan said: “Our strategic aim is to enhance our US high yield capabilities in London to support our strong European banking and private equity practices.”