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McCann FitzGerald Appoints Eight New Partners and Consultants Across its Four Offices

Premier Irish law firm McCann FitzGerald today announced the appointment of eight new partners and consultants – Laura Treacy (Partner – Competition, Regulated Markets, EU and Trade Law, Brussels), Niall Best (Partner – Corporate, New York), Richard Gill (Partner – Aviation and Asset Finance, New York), Doug McMahon (Partner – Technology and Innovation, Dublin), Rosaleen…

Signature Litigation has today announced that Nicolas Brooke will join the Firm

Nicolas was formerly General Counsel for Litigation and Investigations at Société Générale. In this role he developed expertise in internal investigations, white-collar crime, civil fraud, banking law and regulatory enforcement proceedings, both in France and internationally. – Nicolas joined Société Générale to handle the disputes that arose following the 2008 financial crisis. He played a…

Clyde & Co establishes formal presence in Dublin

Global law firm Clyde & Co has opened an office in Dublin to ensure its Irish law insurance practice can continue to operate seamlessly as the UK leaves the EU. – English and Irish qualified Clyde & Co insurance and reinsurance partner Garrett Moore will be based in the office, supported by his team in…

Clyde & Co hires new partner to head Regulatory & Investigations practice in the Middle East

Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Matthew Shanahan as Partner in its global Regulatory & Investigations practice. Matthew will be based in Dubai and will head up the practice across the Middle East. – Matthew is a financial services and regulation expert with over 10 years’ experience in the…

Reed Smith continues Dallas push with addition of energy partner Jorge Gutierrez

DALLAS – Less than two weeks after announcing that it has opened an office in Dallas with a group of 16 lawyers, including eight partners, Reed Smith today announced that it has added its ninth partner to this burgeoning office. Jorge Gutierrez has joined the firm as a partner in its Energy & Natural Resources…

Christine Trent Parker joins Reed Smith in New York

NEW YORK – Christine Trent Parker has joined Reed Smith as a partner resident in the firm’s New York office. Parker joins from Sullivan & Cromwell, where she was a member of its Commodities, Futures and Derivatives, and Capital Markets groups. – Parker adds to Reed Smith’s growing global practice of commodities markets and commodities regulatory…

DLA Piper boosts project finance offering with partner hire in London

DLA Piper today announces that project finance lawyer Nacim Bounouara has joined the firm as a partner in its Finance and Projects practice, based in London. – Nacim Bounouara has joined the firm from Ashurst, where he has been working since 2010. With over 11 years’ experience in energy project finance, Nacim specialises in the…

Debevoise Names Seven New Partners

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is pleased to announce that Cécile Beurrier, Christopher Boyne, Jane Engelhardt, Eric T. Juergens, Arian M. June, Timothy McIver and Franklin L. Mitchell will become partners of the firm effective July 1, 2019. Taking into account this year’s class of partner promotions, women represent 41% of all internal promotions to partnership at the…

Addleshaw Goddard grows City Banking practice with hire of Leveraged Finance partner

Addleshaw Goddard is adding a highly regarded Leveraged Finance and corporate banking expert to its City Banking practice. Peter Crichton joins from US firm McDermott Will & Emery, having previously been a partner at each of CMS and DLA. – Peter has over 20 years’ experience acting for lenders and borrowers in syndicated, leveraged and…

Addleshaw Goddard breaks into Germany with hire of Hamburg BCLP lawyers

AG adds first office in continental Europe to offices in UK, Asia and the GCC. – Addleshaw Goddard has announced that 10 lawyers from the Hamburg office of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner will spearhead its entry into Germany, Europe’s largest economy and a key jurisdiction identified by clients.  – Opening in June 2019, Addleshaw Goddard’s…