Paul Hastings Continues Growth of European Corporate Practice with Addition of Prominent Finance and Capital Markets Partner in London
London, UK (September 25, 2012) - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Neil Hamilton is joining as a partner with the Finance and Investment Management practices in the London office. Mr. Hamilton, previously a partner with Clifford Chance, is a respected finance and capital markets lawyer, with a sizeable base of financial services clients.
"The growth of our Corporate practice in London is a central strategy of the firm," said
"Neil is an excellent addition to our expanding London office and his structured finance practice reinforces our market-leading real-estate securitization practice, while his asset management expertise bolsters our funds practice," said
Mr. Hamilton focuses his practice on securitizations and structured finance. The majority of his work has a cross-border element-primarily involving the U.S., Germany, France and Spain. He advises financial institutions as arrangers of securitizations and structured finance transactions, primarily auto loan and consumer finance securitizations, as well as representing sponsors and managers of structured finance operating companies. Mr. Hamilton also advises asset managers and hedge funds on portfolio acquisitions and disposals, debt funds, asset restructurings/workouts and structured products. He is a solicitor in England & Wales, and speaks German and French fluently.
Mr. Hamilton's arrival continues the expansion of the London Corporate practice, with
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