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CVC in-house veteran departs after 15 years

The general counsel of CVC Credit Partners has left his role after 15 years at the PE firm. Richard Perris left in late December after five years as the top lawyer of CVC’s credit arm, which invests in companies across markets in Europe and North America.  He joined the wider CVC business in 2005 from […]

Five City lawyers make the grade in Hogan Lovells promotions

Hogan Lovells has unveiled its new partner class for 2021, with five lawyers in London attaining promotion. Of the five City members, Yasmin Waljee becomes Hogan Lovells’ first pro bono partner in Europe having been a longtime leader of the firm’s efforts outside the US. Other London lawyers reaching promotion are Francis Booth, Oliver Humphrey […]

Withers

Withers reveals first partner promotions since 2019

Withers has promoted a group of six in the UK this year, with other new partners announced in San Diego and Singapore. The firm has made up two private client lawyers in the UK; Natasha Oakshett, who joined in 2006 from Allen & Overy, and Mara Monte, who has been at the firm since 2009. […]

Slaughter and May

Slaughters promotes compliance head to GC role

Slaughter and May has appointed a new general counsel after Sarah de Gay stepped down from her role at the end of 2020. The firm’s former head of compliance Julia Adams has taken on the GC position, where she will advise on the full range of regulatory and other legal issues that affect it as […]

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Milbank secures first corporate lateral of 2021 from Kirkland

Milbank has ushered in the New Year by adding a new corporate partner in its London office from Kirkland & Ellis. Kirkland has witnessed yet another departure in the form of private equity partner Andrej Wolf, who is set to join Milbank after almost fourteen years at Kirkland. Wolf first joined the firm in 2007 […]