Commentary: Paul Hastings goes from low profile to high expectations
Cadwalader team brings Paul Hastings' emerging City arm blinking into the light For a firm whose London office few can describe without the words "steady" or "unspectacular" emerging, the recent addition of a seven-partner team from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has caused some to reappraise just what Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker is up to in the City.After all, the UK life of Paul Hastings can be broadly split into two eras - the first from its London launch in 1997 until 2004, with a second more active period since then. The pre-2004 years could be charitably described as uneventful, as one current partner concedes there was "just no ambition for growth".
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