Paul Hastings set to ramp up City transactional practice after key DLA, Linklaters hires

The US firm's London head Ronan O'Sullivan wants to copy the firm's approach to City finance growth in private equity practice

Paul Hastings may not have always been as visible as some of its US peers when it comes to City recruitment, but that stance looks set to change in the wake of the firm’s high-profile recruitment of Linklaters corporate heavyweight Roger Barron and DLA private equity partner  Anu Balasubramanian within the last week.

London managing partner Ronan O’Sullivan says the firm is now on a mission to build up its City corporate transactional practices, with the latest partner additions “a catalyst” for further corporate and private equity growth.

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