Private Equity News UK Peter Gibbs Permira Hires Ex-Clifford Chance Lawyer as General Counsel

Permira Hires Ex-Clifford Chance Lawyer as GC

PE giant Permira has appointed Peter Gibbs as its new global general counsel. Gibbs, who is currently managing director and chief fund counsel at Permira, will take over the role from Ulrich Gasse, who is retiring at the end of the year.

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Gibbs is a former lawyer at Clifford Chance, where he worked for over 10 years in the private equity group. He joined Permira in 2001, and has held a number of senior legal roles at the firm.

In his new role, Gibbs will be responsible for overseeing Permira’s global legal and compliance functions. He will also be a member of the firm’s executive committee.

Peter is a highly experienced and respected lawyer,” said Jim Mellon, chairman of Permira. “He has a deep understanding of our business and our industry, and he is the ideal person to lead our legal and compliance functions.”

Gibbs said he was “excited” to take on the role of general counsel. Permira is a leading global private equity firm, and I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead its legal and compliance functions,” he said.

I look forward to working with the team to ensure that Permira continues to meet the highest standards of legal and compliance,” he added.

The appointment of Gibbs is a significant move for Permira. It shows that the firm is committed to maintaining its strong legal and compliance standards. It also shows that Permira is confident in Gibbs’ ability to lead the firm’s legal and compliance functions.

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Gibbs is a well-respected lawyer with a wealth of experience in the private equity industry. He is a strong addition to Permira’s executive team, and he is well-positioned to lead the firm’s legal and compliance functions.


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