Campbell Lutyens hires former Proskauer partner Kate Simpson as general counsel

Simpson joined Campbell Lutyens from Proskauer, where she worked as a partner in the private funds group.

Campbell Lutyens hired Kate Simpson as general counsel. Simpson has overall responsibility for all legal affairs at the firm. Simpson joined Campbell Lutyens from Proskauer, where she worked as a partner in the private funds group. Before, she was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis.

Press Release

Campbell Lutyens, one of the leading global private capital advisors, today announced the appointment of Kate Simpson as General Counsel. She has overall responsibility for all legal affairs at the firm globally.

Kate has more than 20 years of legal experience in private equity and asset management. She joins Campbell Lutyens from Proskauer where, as a partner in the Private Funds Group, she advised clients on the establishment and structuring of international investment funds, secondary private equity portfolio transactions as well as synthetic and co-investment structures. Prior to this, she was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis.

“We’re delighted to welcome Kate to the firm,” said Andrew Sealey, CEO. “She brings a wealth of experience across private capital fund formation and secondary transactions and will add great value to Campbell Lutyens and our clients.”

In 2019, Campbell Lutyens advised on more than $27 billion in fund placement and secondary transactions for clients globally.

About Campbell Lutyens

Founded in 1988, Campbell Lutyens is a global and independent private capital advisor, focused on fund placement and secondary advisory services. Its fund placement practice advises and raises capital globally for private equity, infrastructure and private credit managers. Its secondary transaction practice advises institutional and other investors on the sale or restructuring of portfolios of funds or direct investments within the private equity and infrastructure classes. It also advises managers on GP-led liquidity and fund restructuring transactions. The firm has a team of more than 160 operating from offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Chicago, Los Angeles and Charlotte. Campbell Lutyens is consistently recognised as one of the leading fund placement and secondaries advisors globally.

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