Covington Names Euro M&A Head

Experienced M&A lawyer Mike Kingston has moved from Herbert Smith to US law firm Covington & Burling. He has been appointed to head up the firm's European corporate practice. Kingston has also worked in Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore for Herbert Smith.

Roger Enock, managing partner of Covington's London office, commented: “We are very pleased to bring Mike on board. Mike is highly regarded for handling a wide range of complex transactions and he brings synergies between his expertise and the firm's existing practice and clients.”

Kingston has extensive legal experience in the international sports arena and leisure and media sectors.