Travers Thorp Alberga (TTA) has strengthened its corporate and funds team with the hire of former Herbert Smith partner and FourWinds Capital Management general counsel Louise Freestone.
Scottish firms Burness Paull and Levy & McRae are facing legal action from the liquidators of Heather Capital over their involvement in the collapse of the $400m hedge fund.
Irish firm Arthur Cox has appointed the general counsel of exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider Source, Adrian Mulryan, as a partner in its London funds team.
Eaglewood Europe has hired former Sidley Austin associate Dipali Sahni as its first general counsel.
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Moorfield Real Estate Fund on the sale of its diversified real estate investment portfolio to Lone Star Real Estate Fund, represented by Allen & Overy (A&O), for £1bn.
Simmons & Simmons has announced plans to launch a five-partner office in Luxembourg to capitalise on the jurisdiction’s funds industry.
CVC Capital Partners general counsel Richard Perris is swapping roles to head the legal department at sister company CVC Credit Partners.
Channel Islands firms Mourant Ozannes and Ogier have each hired a senior Jersey funds lawyer from the other firm.
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Bredin Prat, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz have picked up top roles in XPO Logistics’ €3.24bn acquisition of Norbert Dentressangle, with both French firms winning new clients in the process.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Slaughter and May have taken the lead roles on Santander Asset Management’s multi-billion euro merger with Pioneer Investments.
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