Kirkland Taps Ashurst Private Equity Duo For UK Office

Law360, New York (June 1, 2010, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Kirkland & Ellis LLP has snagged two high-profile private equity partners from London-based law firm Ashurst LLP.

Kirkland announced Monday that former Ashurst partners Gavin Gordon and David Arnold will soon join its London office.

Gordon's and Arnold’s practices focus on advising private equity firms and corporate clients on matters such as leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, financings, restructurings and cross-border transactions.

Clients of the duo include Cinven, The Blackstone Group LP, Candover Investments PLC, Apax Partners, Alinda Capital Partners LLC, LGV Capital, Hutton Collins Partners LLP,...
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