Europe, Middle East & Africa

Author: | Published: 8 Jul 2014
Janet Butterworth, Norton Rose Fulbright Eric Muller, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei Kai Liebrich, Herbert Smith Freehills Alexander Dolgov, Hogan Lovells

Starting in France, a couple of very quiet departures took place in May and June. Allen & Overy lost François Poudelet, its Paris-based head of international capital markets practice, while Herbert Smith Freehills saw the departure of its head of banking and finance Jacques Bertran de Balanda. HSF countered this shortly after by announcing its recruitment of Vincent Hatton from Clifford Chance as a partner in its Paris banking and finance team along with Rachel Campbell as counsel.

In June, Janet Butterworth joined NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT as a partner in its banking and finance team. Butterworth moved from Holman Fenwick Willan, where she made partner in 2003. Meanwhile K&L GATES secured another hire in Caroline Ledoux from Allen & Overy as a partner...