Kumar Tewari, partner and head of the London Banking team, and John Ahern, partner and head of the London Financial Services group, were profiled in Law360 on joining Katten UK, and how this is a part of the firm's overall expansion priorities for London. Katten Chairman Roger Furey noted efforts to "operate at a higher level of quality" by deepening our presence in banking, real estate and financial services. Regarding his decision to join Katten UK, Kumar stated, "The firm is incredibly entrepreneurial and driven by a desire to achieve strong commercial and legal solutions for its clients, which resonate strongly with my broader commercial experience on the buy-side." John added, "Katten has already built a solid foundation with its Financial Services practice in London. I'm looking forward to expanding its international platform to offer seamless financial services coverage to the firm's global clients." ("Katten Muchin Hires New Heads For 2 London Practices," February 21, 2018)