Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison’s raid of Kirkland & Ellis this month includes a four-partner London team led by private equity giant Neel Sachdev as well as other partners in the U.S. and U.K., a team that could number more than 10 lawyers in all.

Sources confirmed that Paul Weiss has hired Kirkland debt finance partner Eric Wedel, who had been with the firm for almost 17 years, working out of New York and Los Angeles. It’s anticipated that Wedel will bring a team of three or four partners with him, sources said.

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