Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired a heavyweight antitrust and litigation team from U.S. rival Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, in a major addition to the firm’s London office.

Partners Boris Bronfentrinker, Elaine Whiteford and Nicola Chesaites will join Willkie’s London office, according to the firm’s announcement on Tuesday. Joining them are a team of  “at least eight associates”, the statement added.