February 05, 2021
LONDON, February 5, 2021: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced that Murray Cox will join the Firm as a partner in the London office.
Murray is currently a corporate partner at Slaughter and May. Murray advises on all aspects of corporate law with a particular focus on public M&A and private equity transactions. He has worked on a number of complex, high profile, cross-border transactions across a range of sectors including infrastructure, energy, financial services and healthcare.
Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf said: “Murray is an outstanding lawyer with a broad commercial practice. He will be an important addition to our market-leading Global Private Equity and M&A practice, and we are thrilled to have him join the Firm.”
Commenting on the hire, Michael Aiello, Chairman of Weil’s Global Corporate Department, said: “Murray is a superb lawyer and will play a significant role in supporting our clients globally. I look forward to working with Murray alongside David Avery-Gee and the entire European team as we continue to enhance our premier Global Private Equity and M&A practice in Europe.”
Weil London Managing Partner Mike Francies said: “Murray’s arrival will further build on the strength and success of our team in London. Murray is amongst the leading M&A partners in London of his generation, and we are truly delighted that he is joining us.”
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for the past 90 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.