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Paul, Weiss Adds Chief of European Operations in London

February 28, 2024 Read the press release

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Gareth Hughes will join the firm in London as chief of European operations. Hughes will oversee the operational management of the firm’s European practice, working closely with the firm’s London and global leadership teams.

“We are delighted to welcome Gareth to Paul, Weiss, where he will advance our strategic vision and operational excellence across Europe,” said Chief Operating Officer Eric Sekler. “As the firm’s London office continues to grow, Gareth will play a leading role in building out our infrastructure to support our excellent team of attorneys and enhance our offerings to clients.”

Hughes brings extensive experience in legal business and operations management. He previously served for nearly 10 years as global director of strategy and execution at a global firm. In that role, he led strategic planning and execution across all offices, helped enhance the delivery of legal services, and oversaw office openings, expansions and lateral hiring.

“I am thrilled to join Paul, Weiss, a distinguished global elite firm that has built a leading full-service transactional practice in London,” Hughes said. “I look forward to working with the talented and dynamic team of lawyers and business professionals in London.”

Hughes holds an M.Sc. in Management Consultancy and Organizational Change from Birkbeck, University of London, and a B.A., with honors, in Business Management from The Open University. He completed a Global Strategic Management program at Harvard Business School, and also holds an Applied AI Professional Certificate from IBM and a Six Sigma Black Belt from the Institute of Project Management.

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