Weil Adds 4 Clifford Chance Private Fund Stars In London

Law360, New York (June 14, 2011, 3:01 PM EDT) -- Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP announced Monday that it had recruited four of Clifford Chance LLP’s private fund heavyweights to launch a new fund formation group in London.

Ed Gander, Nick Benson, Nigel Clark and Jonathan Kandel have resigned as partners in Clifford Chance’s European fund formation group to launch a new team as part of Weil’s global private equity practice, the firm said.

Weil executive partner and fund formation group head Barry Wolf said the lateral hires were luminaries in their field and integral to...
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