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June 2019: Edwards Gibson director quoted in ‘US Top 50 Firms in London’ report (The Lawyer)

For the third year running, ‘The Lawyer’ has published its eagerly awaited financial performance data for US firms in London:  ‘US Top 50 Firms in London’. This data is exclusive and not available in any other publication. Lateral partner hires proved a major theme of the article this year and as such, the magazine turned to Edwards Gibson director Sloane Poulton to share his expertise on the market trends that have shaped this data.



“In 2018, 40 per cent of the lateral partner moves in London were to US firms” says Poulton. “The most active area for lateral partner recruitment for lateral partner recruitment for US firms was again finance. However, the ‘rock star’ of lateral partner recruitment for US firms has consistently been private equity”.



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