Bonelli raids A&O for London banking drive

Slaughter and May’s best friend Bonelli Erede Pappalardo has strengthened its London office by hiring the UK head of Allen & Overy’s (A&O) Italian desk.

Riccardo Sallustio, a banking partner has been in charge of A&O London-based Italian desk since January 2002 and overall has spent five years at the UK firm.

His move to Bonelli Erede Pappalardo’s London office will bring the number of partners there to five and is a significant step in the firm’s ambition to grow its structured finance capability.