Freshfields private equity heavyweight David Higgins quits to join Kirkland as London co-head

Freshfields private equity star to join Kirkland as London co-managing partner

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer private equity star David Higgins is set to join Kirkland & Ellis as London co-managing partner.

Higgins, who has been a partner with Freshfields since 2001, is well known as one of the top private equity lawyers in the City. His clients include Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Hellman & Friedman, Cinven and Blackstone.

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