Akin Gump Adds Simmons Funds Duo To London Office

Law360, New York (February 1, 2012, 5:40 PM EST) -- Two veteran Simmons & Simmons LLP private fund attorneys are set to join Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as partners in its London office, Akin Gump said Monday.

Tim Pearce and Ian Meade, formerly partners in Simmons & Simmons' London office, will work in Akin Gump's London funds practice, which focuses on U.K. and European hedge and private equity fund firms. Their expected start date was not disclosed and an Akin Gump spokeswoman declined to comment beyond the press release.

The addition of the...
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