Ropes & Gray Adds Ex-Oppenheimer Exec In London

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 3:13 PM EST) -- Real estate and private equity transactions and acquisitions expert Iain Morpeth, former chief operating officer of Oppenheimer Investments Group, has joined Ropes & Gray LLP as a partner in its London office, the law firm announced Wednesday.

Morpeth, who was a longtime Clifford Chance LLP partner before joining Oppenheimer in 2010, will work in Ropes & Gray's private equity practice group. He left Oppenheimer, a boutique investment firm based in Zurich, in October.

The new partner started at Ropes & Gray on Tuesday. He said he...
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