Davis Polk Picks Up English M&A Guru From Herbert Smith

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 8:09 PM EST) -- Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP has expanded its English law practice with the addition of a mergers and acquisitions ace from Herbert Smith Freehills LLP with experience representing parties on all sides of various securities transactions, Davis Polk announced on Tuesday.

Will Pearce joins Davis Polk as a partner in the firm's London office, according to a statement from Davis Polk. Pearce, who was not available for comment on Thursday, fits the bill, according to Davis Polk.

"His skill and experience with intricate cross-border takeovers and...
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