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Private Investment Funds

Ranked "#1 Most Active Law Firm" globally, based on the number of private equity funds worked on for limited and general partners, by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst (2013) 

Ranked, National Tier 1: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2013)

Investment Management

Ranked, National Tier 1: Securities/Capital Markets Law, U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2013)

Ranked: Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds in The U.S. Legal 500 (2013)

Ranked: Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer Regulation in Chambers USA (2013)

Ranked: Investment Funds: Registered Funds in Chambers USA (2013)

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E.S. Kate Habershon

Condor House, 5-10 St. Paul's Churchyard
London, EC4M 8AL
United Kingdom
Phone: +44.20.3201.5560
Fax: +44.20.3201.5001

E.S. Kate Habershon is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Tax Practice. Kate's practice focuses on corporate taxation, with an emphasis on advising corporations and funds with respect to mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity, executive compensation, and financial products.

Kate was a tax counsel at the London office of an international law firm. Before that, she was a solicitor at Freshfields in London, where she was a part of the international and energy tax teams, and at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney.

Kate received her LSF from the College of Law of England and Wales, London in 1991 and her BA from the University of Oxford in 1990.

Kate is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.


  • College of Law of England and Wales, London, 1991, LSF
  • University of Oxford, 1990, BA