Freshfields Nabs U.K. Regulator

Law360, New York (October 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While attorneys in the U.S. often move between the public and private sectors, this “regulatory revolving door” has been slower to catch on in other countries. Former U.K. regulator Simon Priddis' recent decision to join legal powerhouse Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer indicates that may be changing.

This January, Priddis, a senior director at the United Kingdom’s Office of Fair Trading, will join international law firm Freshfields as a London-based partner in the firm’s competition practice. He will join other Freshfields attorneys in the United Kingdom, the United...
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