Texan giant to open in London

Texas-based oil and gas firm Thompson & Knight is launching in London with the hire of a lawyer from LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae.

Anthony Golding was group general counsel at LASMO prior to his time at LeBoeuf, where he worked on corporate transactions for energy and insurance clients.

Thompson & Knight has around 400 lawyers spread through offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Mexico City, Monterrey and New York. It also has alliances with firms in Algeria, Brazil and France.