Dealmaker: King & Spalding's Jules Quinn on theatre dreams, bodily fluids and the dearth of female leaders

King & Spalding London employment head Jules Quinn recounts some memorable moments from her career

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King & Spalding London employment head Jules Quinn joined the firm last year, having previously headed the labour and employment group in London at Jones Day, before which she had been an employment partner at Nabarro and Allen & Overy. Earlier this year, she was part of a team from the US firm that advised on the £2.4bn sale of a stake in data giant Global Switch to a consortium of Chinese investors.

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