paris_616x372 A five-partner private equity team is set to leave Ashurst’s Paris office to join Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the French capital, subject to a partner vote.

The Freshfields partnership will vote on the hires of Ashurst private equity partners Guy Benda, Nicolas Barberis, Stephanie Corbiere, Yann Gozal and Laurent Mabilat within the next week.