Shearman Snags 3 Weil Attorneys For London PE Team

Law360, San Francisco (May 15, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- Shearman & Sterling has nabbed three partners from Weil Gotschal & Manges for its private equity team in London, including two merger and acquisition whizzes and an investment expert, the firm announced Wednesday.

Mark Soundy, Sarah Priestley and Simon Burrows all worked closely with Weil Gotschal's Jeremy Dickens, who joined Shearman & Sterling's New York office in April. The team is known for advising private equity sponsors, including leading institutional investors, international businesses and management teams.

“The team’s arrival will allow us to offer private equity...
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