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Winston & Strawn has raided Shearman & Sterling in Paris to bring the number of partners in its 10-year-old French office to 13. Robert Flanigan, formerly a European counsel at Shearman, joins Winston as a corporate partner. Flanigan specialises in international finance work, including capital markets, and is dual-qualified in New York and Paris. Corporate head John MacCarthy said Flanigan's appointment was part of a strategic plan for growth in Europe. In March, Winston lost two Paris-based employment partners to Hogan & Hartson. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 13 October