BLP Continues Magic Circle Raid With Allen & Overy Hire

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 7:07 PM EDT) -- London-based Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP continued its recent hiring spree this week, announcing the addition of Allen & Overy LLP mergers and acquisitions veteran Alan Paul to its corporate practice on Tuesday.

Paul, an Allen & Overy partner since 1985 and former member of the firm's management committee, announced his departure late last year, but did not say where he was going. He's the second M&A partner BLP has poached from a Magic Circle firm this year, following former Linklaters LLP global corporate chief David Barnes...
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