Watson Farley Paris hires Archibald partner

Watson Farley & Williams' Paris office has recruited its first partner since the defection of most of its team to Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe last year. Jean Thibaud, a finance partner at Archibald and previously a partner at Gide Loyrette Nouel, will join this month. He brings the lawyer count in Paris to five. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews on 3 January