Paul Hastings launches second Norton Rose raid

Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker has raided Norton Rose’s Italian practice for a three-lawyer team to bolster its fledgling Milan office.

Norton Rose partner Sergio Sambri, who specialises in energy and infrastructure related projects joined Paul Hastings Milan office earlier this month together with two associates. In a related move Paul Hastings Milan has also taken an associate from Dewey Ballantine.

Paul Hastings launched its Milan office in May following the hire of Norton Rose Italian founder Roberto Cornetta and Parmalat head of legal Bruno Cova.