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Freshfields Hires Ex-Goldman Banker in Leveraged Finance Push

  • Carol Van der Vorst joins UK Magic Circle firm as a partner
  • Van der Vost was most recently a partner at rival Ropes & Gray

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, the Magic Circle law firm, has hired a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker to boost its business advising private equity firms on debt financing transactions. 

Carol Van der Vorst will join London-based Freshfields’ leveraged finance team as a partner, according to a statement Thursday. She was most recently at rival law firm Ropes & Gray LLP.