Shearman turns to Linklaters for Paris banking hire

Shearman & Sterling has hired a Linklaters partner for its banking and finance team in Paris.

At the US firm Arnaud Fromion will join bank finance head Pierre-Nicolas Ferrand, strengthening the team’s capabilities particularly in leveraged finance.

Fromion has been a partner at Linklaters for six years, focusing on leveraged and acquisition finance as well as financing in the telecoms sector.

Paris managing partner Emmanuel Gaillard said the hire would help Shearman develop its bank and finance platform in France.