Macfarlanes Adds Hedge Fund Pro From Akin Gump

Law360, San Diego (February 19, 2013, 5:12 PM EST) -- London-based Macfarlanes LLP has picked up a hedge fund specialist from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP for the firm's investment funds team, it said Monday.

Simon Thomas joined the firm as a partner at the firm's headquarters, where he will continue to focus on hedge fund formation and counsel hedge fund clients on tax and regulatory matters as well as employment and benefits issues.

Thomas said Macfarlanes advises managers on many different types of structures, and he is looking forward to helping to further...
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