Sister title Private Funds Management is about to conclude its search for the rising stars of the private equity legal market, with 31 May nominations deadline just a day away.
Thirty under 40 was launched in 2015 and the final list included an impressive bunch: 27 had been named partner and four were already serving as heads of co-heads of their departments. They had all made names for themselves by working with big-name clients and effective thought leadership.
Three months ago pfm launched its latest search for the newest rising stars and since then have been asking industry participants, trusted contacts and the law firms themselves to nominate private funds lawyers under the age of 40.
Send nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org by end of business 31 May outlining in 350 words why the lawyer is worthy of inclusion. Nominations should also include the name of a junior lawyer from a rival firm. Lawyers must be under 40 on 1 October 2017.