Paul Hastings continues European expansion with addition of leading finance partner in London

July 02, 2012

London, UK (July 2, 2012) - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that

has joined the firm as a partner in the Finance practice in its London office. Mr. Giordano, who is one of the leading Italian finance partners, has practiced in the UK since 1996, and leaves Ashurst to take up his new role with the Firm.

Ugo Giordano qualified in Rome and has significant experience in capital markets, securitisation, structured finance, structured products, banking and securities regulation.

"The Paul Hastings Finance and Capital Markets practice in London has established an impressive reputation in recent years. Ugo is a high class addition to this team who brings a vast amount of experience and energy to our practice and adds further to our Italian finance offering in London and in Milan," said

, Chair of the London office.

Mr. Giordano's arrival follows that of

, and , a team of Corporate partners with expertise in cross-border transactions and corporate reorganisations, who joined the Frankfurt office in February, and the arrival of , who joined the Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets practice as partner in Frankfurt and London in January.

Paul, Hastings (Europe) LLP is a leading international law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.

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