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Weil Partner Simon Lyell Named “Rising Star” by Legal Week

London-based private equity partner Simon Lyell and has been named a “Rising Star” by Legal Week, earning praise for being part of the “new wave of dealmakers at top law firms.”

Mr. Lyell was recognized for representing Access Industries, Alfa and Renova Consortium in the $28 billion sale of their 50% stake in Russian oil joint venture TNK-BP to state-owned oil company Rosneft and Cinven, Blackstone and CPPIB on the highly complex multibillion-euro bid for the assets of Holcim and Lafarge.

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