The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market
from 12th December to 21st December 2016.

Ashurst has announced the appointment of Paolo Manganelli who will lead the restructuring team in Milan. Paolo joins from Paul Hastings where he has been a partner since 2014. Paolo specialises in restructuring and special situations work as well as corporate, M&A and more general insolvency matters. He regularly advises Italian and international clients on export controls and international sanctions, assisting clients in assessing compliance risks and conducting transactions in compliance with the applicable sanction regimes.

The full press release can be found here on Ashurst website.

Allen & Overy is pleased to announce that Fernando Torrente will join the firm’s Madrid office as a partner, specialising in to head up mergers & acquisitions (M&A) and Capital Markets. Fernando has more than 25 years of experience, and has spent most of his career at Cuatrecasas, where he headed up the firm’s business law department for a number of years. He is one of Spain’s most highly regarded lawyers in M&A and Capital Markets work, including takeovers, IPOs, flotations, securities issue and placement, secondary offerings and follow-on capital offerings.

The full press release can be found here on Allen & Overy website.

Baker McKenzie announced that Krzysztof Haładyj, Ph.D., has joined the firm’s Warsaw office as a local partner. He will strengthen the finance group and he specializes in capital market regulations, regulatory issues of public companies and investment funds as well as in banking and corporate law. He is the author of numerous publications on civil law, commercial law and capital market law. He has worked on many projects relating to the issue of securities and placing them on the market. He also advised on transactions for obtaining financing through the issue of bonds.

The full press release can be found here on Baker McKenzie website.

K&L Gates LLP is pleased to announced that it has enhanced its operations in Munich with the addition of corporate lawyers Dr. Franz Schaefer (partner), Dr. Martina Ortner (counsel), and Christoph Küster (associate). The lawyers join K&L Gates from King & Wood Mallesons. Schaefer and Ortner bring extensive experience in both M&A transactions within the industrial market and in private equity. An additional focus of their work is on corporate law for German and international corporations, with Schaefer admitted to practice before the German and New York bars.

The full press release can be found here on K&L Gates LLP website.

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is pleased to announce that Katherine Goldstein, who will be stepping down at the beginning of the new year as Chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, will be joining the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department. At Milbank, Ms. Goldstein joins one the country’s leading financial industry litigation practices.

The full press release can be found here on Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP website.