Reed Smith tax team quits for DLA Piper a year after joining from KWM

Sylvie Vansteenkiste, Fanny Combourieu and Raphael Bera quit for DLA Piper just a year after joining

DLA Piper has hired a three-partner tax team from Reed Smith, just 12 months after they joined from the collapsed European arm of King & Wood Mallesons (KWM).

Paris tax partners Sylvie Vansteenkiste, Fanny Combourieu and Raphael Bera have all left Reed Smith to join DLA. The trio were part of a 50-strong team, including 17 partners, hired by Reed Smith across offices in London, Paris and Germany following the administration of KWM’s European arm.

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