King & Spalding adds Bracewell & Giuliani partner to London team

Global firm King & Spalding is continuing to bulk up its corporate practice with the addition of Bracewell & Giuliani partner Martin Hunt.

Hunt, who is based in Bracewell & Giuliani’s New York office, is relocating to join King & Spalding’s London base. The UK solicitor, who is also a US-qualified lawyer in Texas and New York, is the 15th corporate partner King & Spalding has added across its offices since 2010.

Hunt represents national and international clients in oil and gas, telecommunications, water, construction and chemicals industries in M&A, joint ventures, restructurings and private equity funds.

He has represented clients on transactions in more than 60 countries, including European companies with business in the US and US companies conducting business overseas, on transactions, key contracts, significant M&A and the potential antitrust issues that arise from these activities.

In a statement Hunt said: “I greatly admire King & Spalding and have been particularly impressed with where the firm’s going both in London and internationally. With the London office’s broad transactional support base and the firm’s international network of offices, I believe King & Spalding offers me a global platform from which I can take my practice to the next level.”

Co-managing partner of King & Spalding’s London office Garry Pegg said: “[Martin’s] international experience, a great deal of it in energy and private equity, makes him a perfect fit for our global transactional team. We look forward to the additional capability he brings to the firm.”