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Willkie Adds Ex-Kirkland Duo To London PE Practice

Law360 (May 20, 2019, 4:28 PM EDT) -- Two former Kirkland & Ellis LLP attorneys with experience representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and other financing arrangements have joined Willkie’s private equity practice as partners in the firm’s London office.

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP announced on May 8 that Gavin Gordon and David Arnold have joined the firm after spending roughly nine years at Kirkland. The duo will bolster Willkie’s existing private equity practice, the firm said, noting that the pair has worked on some of the most notable private equity deals in Europe and the U.K.

“Willkie was the perfect fit for me, David...

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