Partner hires don’t come much bigger. Certainly not at Hogan Lovells. So London corporate heavyweight Patrick Sarch’s move across from White & Case earlier this year was a landmark moment for the firm.

Having started his career at Clifford Chance, and soon securing his spot as a well-regarded corporate partner, Sarch was poached by White & Case in 2017 to co-head the firm’s London corporate and global financial institutions group.