Managing Partner: Lord Goldsmith QC/ Richard Ward
Number of partners: 24
International Counsel: 13
Total number of UK fee-earners: Approximately 100
Total lawyers worldwide: Approximately 650
Capital Markets & Finance: Katherine Ashton, Alan J Davies, James C Scoville, Pierre Magüé, Thomas Smith
International Dispute Resolution: Peter Goldsmith QC, Tony Dymond, Kevin Lloyd, Richard Lawton, Wendy J. Miles QC, David W Rivkin, Samantha J. Rowe, Karolos Seeger, Jane Shvets, Patrick Taylor
Financial Institutions & Insurance: James C Scoville, Clare Swirsk
i M&A (including Private Equity): Katherine Ashton, Raman Bet- Mansour, Geoffrey P Burgess, David Innes
Private Equity Funds: Geoffrey Kittredge, John W. Rife III, Patricia Volhard, Simon Witney
Tax: Matthew D Saronson, Richard Ward
THE FIRM Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Approximately 650 lawyers work in nine offices across three continents, within integrated global practices, serving clients around the world.
Since opening in 1989, the London office — the firm’s second-largest — has developed remarkable talent and expertise in Debevoise’s core practice areas, including private equity, insurance, international disputes and investigations, financial institutions, M&A, finance, capital markets and tax. Market wise and expert in English and European law, the London office is an integral part of a closely coordinated global practice that includes colleagues in Europe, the US and Asia.
In close collaboration with the firm’s other offices, London office lawyers build and coordinate specialised teams to advise on local and international matters in the UK and throughout Europe, as well as across emerging market territories, including India, the Middle East, Africa, Russia/CIS and Latin America.
INTERNATIONAL The firm has a substantial and growing practice worldwide, operating in New York, Washington DC, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo. In Europe, each of the firm’s offices practice local, EU and New York law.