News 11 Apr. 2011

Winta R. Jarvis Joins Curtis as Corporate Partner in London

London, April 11, 2011 - Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP has announced that Winta R. Jarvis has joined the international law firm as a partner in its Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Venture Capital practice groups. He will be based in the firm's London office.

Mr. Jarvis comes to Curtis from Goldman Sachs, where he was Executive Director and Counsel, advising key principal investment areas, internal hedge funds and private equity funds of Goldman Sachs in Europe.

'Curtis is excited to add Winta as part of our growing team of lawyers in London,' said George Kahale III, chairman of Curtis. 'His many years of experience in transactional work, both at a leading investment bank and U.S. and U.K. law firms, will strengthen Curtis in a number of key corporate areas.'

'I am delighted to be joining one of the top international law firms,' said Mr. Jarvis. 'I am very much looking forward to working together with the other outstanding attorneys at Curtis in London to expand our ability to service our clients' transactional needs, particularly in private equity, M&A and capital markets.'

Mr. Jarvis has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and executing M&A, private equity and venture capital deals, joint ventures and co-investments in Europe and has advised a number of leading private equity firms, investment banks and corporations across a wide range of industry sectors, including financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, commodities and real estate.

Mr. Jarvis has previous law firm experience with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Slaughter and May in London. He earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was also an Exhibitioner Scholar. He is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales.

Curtis recently added three other experienced attorneys (David Hesse (partner), Peter Stewart (partner) and Colby Jenkins (senior associate)) to its London office from other Curtis offices and has moved to new premises in London's financial district at 99 Gresham Street. Curtis has had an office in London since 1981. The addition of Mr. Jarvis continues Curtis' strategic expansion throughout Europe, where it has growing offices in Paris, London, Frankfurt, Milan and Istanbul.

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is a leading international law firm providing a broad range of legal services to clients around the world. The Curtis family includes 13 offices in Europe, the United States, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. Curtis' international orientation has been a hallmark of its practice for nearly two centuries. Curtis represents clients across industry sectors, including multinational corporations and financial institutions, governments and state-owned companies, money managers, sovereign wealth funds, family-owned businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information about Curtis, please visit