Addleshaws woos White & Case trade partner

Claire Denison will join as a partner on 1 February 2010, bringing with her more than two decades of experience advising lenders, sponsors and investment funds while at White & Case and before that as a partner at DLA Piper.

Head of Addleshaws’ 30-partner finance and projects division Richard Papworth said: “Claire’s ­versatility, particularly in the way she’s built a trade and commodity practice, is ­critical in the current ­climate and this is a ­specialist niche we’ll be looking to exploit.”

A spokesperson at White & Case said: “We can ­confirm that Claire is ­leaving to join Addleshaw Goddard and will leave at the end of the year. We wish her well for the future”.

Denison was unavailable for comment.