Herbert Smith Snags Equity Markets Partner From A&O

Law360, London (June 23, 2020, 6:12 PM BST) -- Law firm Herbert Smith Freehills said Tuesday it has brought on a new equity capital markets partner from Allen & Overy to join its global corporate practice in London.

Herbert Smith Freehills said Michael Jacobs, an equity capital markets specialist who has spent the last three years working for Allen & Overy LLP in Hong Kong, will join the London office as a partner.

Stephen Wilkinson, managing partner of the firm's global corporate practice, said Jacobs has a "strong 15-year track record and market knowledge in [equity capital markets] and [mergers and acquisitions]," which will be a "valuable asset to the...

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