Ashurst grows London funds practice with new partner hire

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    With over 10 years' experience, Whitney has extensive expertise representing both GPs and LPs in a wide range of fund transactions. She represents fund managers on fund formation and investor negotiations, as well as institutional investors on their fund investments. She also represents fund managers on carried interest arrangements and has deep experience in the analysis of market trends in fund terms and advising both GPs and LPs on strategy in achieving market leading terms.

    Commenting, Piers Warburton, global head of investment funds at Ashurst, said:

    "I am delighted to welcome Whitney to the firm. She is an experienced practitioner whose skills will complement and build on the strength of our existing global team. Ashurst's clear focus on the funds sector has enabled us to grow our global investment funds practice very strongly over recent years, and Whitney's appointment is a further demonstration of our commitment to continue to invest in the practice to support that growth."

    Whitney added:

    "I am thrilled to be joining Ashurst. The firm has a market-leading reputation across the entire funds landscape and offers an excellent platform for further growth. I am excited by the firm's strong collaborative culture and commitment to mentoring the next generation, and look forward to working with the global team to continue to drive forward the growth of the global investment funds practice."

    Whitney joins from MJ Hudson where she was partner and co-head of the funds team.