Morgan Lewis hires Habershon from Cleary Gottlieb’s London Office
Leading international law firm Morgan Lewis has announced the appointment of Kate Habershon as a Tax Partner as the firm continues the strategic growth of its Business and Finance practice in the London office.
Kate Habershon joins Morgan Lewis from the London office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. Having trained and worked in the tax department at Freshfields in London she then worked in the international tax group at both PricewaterhouseCoopers and then Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney, Australia before returning to the UK.
Kate specialises in the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, acquisition and structured finance, private equity, hedge funds and executive compensation. Recent transactions include advising Hellman & Friedman on the acquisition of Gartmore Group, advising a leading financial institution on the management of UK hedge funds and advising a major US corporation on its acquisition of private and publicly listed UK businesses.
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