Dechert Adds Former HSBC Senior VP

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 12:25 PM EDT) -- Dechert LLP has hired Matthew Kerfoot, a former senior vice president on HSBC Group's global structured fund products desk, as counsel in its financial services group.

Kerfoot began at Dechert on Aug. 31, working out of the firm's New York office. He said the job was similar to his old position at HSBC in terms of client demands, but that a law firm was quite different culturally from a trading desk.

“It is certainly a more comfortable setting at a law firm than on a trading...
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