Uk dealmaker jumps to New York’s Shearman in hottest London lawyer go

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(Reuters) – New York-primarily primarily based laws firm Shearman & Sterling claimed Tuesday that it’s increasing its M&A capabilities in London with the addition of a former observe chief at Hogan Lovells.

Maegen Morrison was a companion in Hogan Lovells’ firm and finance train group and after headed the agency’s London-dependent equity funds markets group.

She advises on transactions for outlined corporations, economical sponsors, economical advisers and substantial private companies, in response to Shearman.

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Morrison’s addition is side of the agency’s methodology to enhance its London choices, talked about Phil Cheveley, Shearman’s head of M&A for Europe, the Heart East, Asia and Africa, in an announcement.

The Wall Avenue group launched last thirty day interval that it could pay its personal former attorneys to recruit for the enterprise, that includes bonuses of as much as $25,000 for referrals that direct to new hires.

A agent for Hogan Lovells, the merchandise of a 2010 British isles-U.S. merger, defined the agency wished Morrison properly.

Earlier this month, a Paris-based largely litigation workers led by accomplice Julien Martinet left Hogan Lovells to open up a disputes boutique within the metropolis, and the group additionally misplaced a lover to Uk group Stephenson Harwood in Dubai.

On Monday, Hogan Lovells further private equity partner Parikshit Dasgupta from Reed Smith to its firm and finance group in New York, marking at minimal its third U.S. rent within the apply this calendar 12 months.

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