Sidley Austin Hires Dechert London Accomplice

Sidley Austin has expanded its London ranks with the addition of a company partner from Dechert, in its newest rent from a rival U.S. headquartered company.

The corporate has employed Dechert lifetime sciences specialist Robert Darwin, in response to an announcement by Sidley on Tuesday.

He had been a affiliate at Dechert for simply lower than 4 a number of years, after becoming a member of from Hogan Lovells in 2018. He spent six years on the agency as of counsel after which partner.

A assertion by Sidley London dealing with companion Tom Thesing talked about: “Robert has an excellent identify within the British isles and European marketplaces, and his addition will improve our European transactional talents in life sciences and healthcare, which is a precedence.”

In the meantime fellow Dechert London lover Cameron Mitcham has left the group to return to his native Australia, a specific individual at Dechert stated.

A spokesperson for Dechert defined: “We thank Robert actually considerably for his contributions to the group and we would like him very properly in his new position.”