LONDON – 29 November 2004 – LAWFUEL – Law firm, legal, law news – Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe announced today that Martin Bartlam and Hazel Miller, previously with Jones Day’s London office, will be joining Orrick’s London office as partners in its European finance group. With these additions, Orrick now has nearly 100 lawyers in Europe, based in London, Paris, Milan and Rome.
Commenting on Bartlam’s and Miller’s arrival, David Syed, Managing Partner of Orrick’s European practice, said, “I am delighted to be able to welcome Martin and Hazel to the firm. They both have excellent reputations in the London market and their significant finance expertise and diverse client relationships will be a strong fit with our growing finance practice in London. They enhance our structured finance practice, deepen the office’s project finance capability and will create a vibrant acquisition finance practice based here.”
“Orrick’s world-class structured finance practice, the strength of the firm’s relationships with global financial institutions and its rapidly expanding European platform make this a unique opportunity for us. Hazel and I are very excited about joining the London office and look forward to contributing to its further growth,” said Bartlam.
Ralph Baxter, Orrick’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, added “We are very pleased to add Martin and Hazel to our growing European structured finance practice. Their addition will allow us to continue to expand and deepen that practice and to further complement our strengths in the United States and in Asia.”
About Orrick’s London Office
London’s importance to global markets makes it a critical business centre for Orrick’s clients, many of whom have major operations in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe. Orrick established its presence in London in 1998 and, following steady growth, now has a team of leading finance lawyers qualified in English and U.S. law.
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is an international law firm with approximately 700 lawyers in North America, Europe, and Asia. The firm focuses on litigation, complex and novel finance, and innovative corporate transactions. Orrick clients include Fortune 100 companies, major industrial and financial corporations, commercial and investment banks, high-growth companies, governmental entities, start-ups, and individuals. The firm’s 13 offices are located in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Orange County, Pacific Northwest, London, Milan, Paris, Rome, and Tokyo.
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