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Linklaters Strengthens New York M&A Practice

 |  November 22, 2022

Linklaters M&A and private equity partner Lev Loukhton has relocated to the firm’s New York office, marking the continued expansion of the New York office’s global M&A and private equity capabilities.

Lev Loukhton has decades of cross-border transactional experience to bear, representing domestic and multinational companies in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, as well as on general corporate issues. He acts for companies and financial sponsors in transactions across a variety of sectors, including technology, media and telecoms (TMT), financial institutions, industrials and chemicals.

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Lev Loukhton stated, “I am delighted to come back to New York. The office is dynamic and growing. I look forward to continuing to work in close collaboration with clients from my new base in New York to help them achieve their strategic objectives.”

Thomas McGrath, US Global Practice Head & Antitrust Partner, commented “We are thrilled to have Lev in the New York office. He brings significant expertise to help strengthen our corporate offering in the Americas by advising on high-stakes, complex deals in New York and globally.”

“Lev has been instrumental in growing our practice in Europe,” said Simon Branigan, Global Head of Corporate based in London, “and we are very excited that he has moved to the U.S. to enhance our growing corporate practice.”