Allen & Overy hit by fourth US defection

Hale and Dorr has scored a coup by taking on Allen & Overy (A&O) intellectual property litigation partner Robert Barry (right). Barry, the fourth partner A&O has lost to a US firm, will move to Hale and Dorr’s London office, where he will rejoin former KLegal lawyer Mark Haftke. Both partners have previously practised at Bird & Bird. First reported on /lawyernews, 24 June