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The old saying goes that necessity is the mother of invention, and this has perhaps never been better demonstrated than throughout 2020. ‘Necessity’ here is the lockdown resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. ‘Invention’ is demonstrated by the rapid pace with which we have all had to pivot our approach to day-to-day business, strategy and technology in response to the pandemic.
International law firm Paul Hastings, in collaboration with The Lawyer, conducted research seeking to determine trends in the rapidly evolving world of transatlantic acquisition finance. Insights for the project were gained through interviews and two roundtable discussions involving partners, heads of leveraged finance, in-house legal counsel and deal execution professionals from a diverse range of financial services, PPLs and corporate organisations. Download now to discover the findings’
Two members of Paul Hastings’ finance team are to leave the firm in London, a month after the hire of four partners from Latham & Watkins. Duo Richard Kitchen and Amin Doulai are making the move. Kitchen was promoted to partner in 2017 and acts for both borrowers and lenders, while Doulai was promoted to partner in July last year and advises both private equity sponsors and borrowers. The Lawyer understands they are joining King & Spalding. King & Spalding […]
Following the killing of George Floyd, Paul Hastings initiated firmwide conversations about racial inequality and discrimination.
Latham & Watkins is set to lose a team of finance partners to Paul Hastings’ London office. The Lawyer has learned that finance partners Mo Nurmohamed, Ross Anderson, Karan Chopra and Rob Davidson are leaving Latham to bolster Paul Hastings’ finance practice. Nurmohamed and Anderson are both the heads of Latham’s London lender-facing team. Of the 18 completed and ongoing indicative lender deals submitted by the firm for The Lawyer’s Signal report in March, the vast majority were alongside Kirkland […]
Paul Hastings has hired its latest London partner from Morgan Lewis & Bockius, expanding its private equity team. Tom Cartwright joins the ranks of the firm in London after more than eight years at Morgan Lewis. Cartwright initially joined Morgan Lewis after he was poached from Taylor Wessing in 2014, with the remit of launching the firm’s dedicated private equity practice in London. He previously spent nearly seven years at Taylor Wessing. Cartwright acts for UK-based and international private equity […]
Paul Hastings has signed up for further space in 100 Bishopsgate after a year of financial and headcount growth in London. The firm has started to fit-out part of an extra floor it has now signed up for. The terms of the original agreement in 2018 saw it take on the top two floors of the 37-storey building, totalling around 40,000 sq ft of space. Other firms in 100 Bishopsgate, whose moves were disrupted over 2020/21 by the pandemic, include […]
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