Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has announced that Jonathan Earle is joining the firm as a partner in the London office. Most recently a partner with Ashurst LLP, Earle will continue his corporate practice, focusing on cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

‘We welcome Jonathan to the firm,’ said Ken Doran, chairman and managing partner of Gibson Dunn. ‘He is a talented lawyer who will add breadth and depth to our transactional practice in London.’

‘Jonathan is a terrific addition to the firm,’ said Tom Budd, co-partner in charge of the London office and co-chair of the firm’s Global Finance Practice Group.

‘His cross-border M&A focus will complement our London and US corporate practices, and his energy, enthusiasm and entrepreneurial spirit will be an easy cultural fit with the firm.’

‘I’m delighted to be joining Gibson Dunn and am looking forward to working with my new colleagues,’ said Earle. 

‘The firm has a pre-eminent corporate practice, and its international platform will help me to grow my cross-border M&A practice in the future.’