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The reaction among partners to today’s news that DLA Piper senior partner and global co-chair Juan Picon has resigned to join Latham & Watkins has generally been one of shock.

“Bloody hell,” one former partner says on hearing of Picon’s move, while another exclaims: “Goodness me!”

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James Booth

James joined Legal Week in June 2015. He reports on leading UK law firms, as well as covering the African legal market. He previously worked for legal directory Chambers & Partners as a deputy editor.

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