Herbert Smith Appoints New Paris Partner

Herbert Smith has tempted leading EU/competition law partner, Claude Lazarus from French firm, Jeantet & Associes to join its Paris office.

Lazarus, who has been a partner with Jeantet for 20 years, joins Herbert Smith early next year with a team of three assistant avocats. Neil Brimson, managing partner of Herbert Smith's Paris office says: “The arrival of Claude and his team will provide us with a first class EU/ competition law capability in Paris and constitutes an exciting further

step in the development of both the Paris office and the firm's wider EU/competition law practice.”