‘It’s going to be challenging’ - Ashurst to shift Paris focus as team exits prompt practice rethink

After ten partner departures this year, Ashurst faces a tough task to rebuild in Paris

Following the exit of a second major team in Paris this year, Ashurst is facing an uphill struggle to rebuild its base in the French capital.

The firm has seen 10 Paris partners leave the firm so far this year, including a five-partner team to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in February and a four-partner team to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher earlier this month, alongside the departure of Paris tax head Nadine Gelli to local firm De Pardieu Brocas Maffei.

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