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Top litigator joins London office of Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins has hired Simon Bushell as a partner in its London office.

Simon Bushell

Simon Bushell

He joins from Herbert Smith Freehills where his achievements included co-chairing the London-based corporate fraud and asset-tracing practice, launching its Russian disputes practice and leading the firm’s crisis management team.

Bushell describes Herbert Smith as “a great firm which has provided me with many opportunities” however admits it is time for a change and a new challenge.

“I am relishing the opportunity to make a major contribution to the growth, direction and success of the Latham practice in London and internationally.”

Bushell has substantial experience across large-scale cross-border litigation representing clients in the financial services, energy, commodities and government sectors. He has also undertaken complex investigations and multi-jurisdictional proceedings relating to frauds, conspiracies and insolvencies.

Nick Cline, London office managing partner of Latham & Watkins says that the firm is “thrilled” to have Bushell join the team. “We have a vibrant and growing London office, with close to 250 lawyers, and Simon’s arrival is another milestone in our expansion.”

Sean Berkowitz, global chair of the litigation department suggests that Bushell’s experience will help to develop the firm’s international capabilities.

“Simon’s experience on a wide range of multinational matters, in particular those with Russian/CIS related claims, means we will be looking to him to help drive further growth in our capability across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, as well as in London, and makes him a terrific addition to the firm.”

Bushell is listed in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators and The International Who’s Who of Asset Recovery Lawyers.

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