Ex-A&O partner to head Debevoise finance group

Debevoise & Plimpton’s London office is ramping up its finance practice by taking on former Allen & Overy (A&O) partner Peter Hockless. Hockless practised at A&O for 24 years before leaving three months ago. He joins Debevoise today (22 September) to lead the office’s finance group. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com, 18 September