Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed Raj Parker as head of its contentious insurance group.
Parker has a wide practice area covering insurance, public and administrative and sports law. One of his most high profile clients is the Football Association.
He takes over from the previous head Paul Leonard. Parker said in a statement, “I am very pleased to head up a practice group which has acquired a significant reputation in the international market under Paul Leonard’s leadership over the last decade.”
Irish firm Matheson Ormsby Prentice erected Chinese walls in order to advise private equity group Alchemy Partners and the team pursuing a $376.3m (£228.6m) management buyout (MBO) of Irish software company Riverdeep Group. Mathesons partner Stanley Watson, who advised Alchemy, said: “It was a question of the efficiency of the deal and that turned out […]