London Firms Poach Experts In EU Finance As Brexit Looms

Law360, London (October 2, 2019, 1:01 PM BST) -- Three London law firms have strengthened their financial services teams by hiring senior lawyers to focus on European Union regulation as the UK prepares to leave the bloc.

Sidley Austin LLP announced that Kolja Stehl will join the firm from Shearman & Sterling LLP as a partner in its EU financial services regulatory group. Meanwhile Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is bringing on Michelle Kirschner as a partner from Macfarlanes and McCarthy Denning has poached European finance expert Werner Meier.

Stehl, who will split his time between Sidley’s London and Munich offices, has extensive experience in eurozone regulation to the firm’s transactions team. He...

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