June 02, 2014
Weil announced in the first half of 2014 the additions of Chris McLaughlin, Reena Gogna and Andrew Wilkinson as partners in its London office. The additions expand the Firm’s market-leading Banking & Finance and European Restructuring practices.
Banking & Finance
Chris, who was most recently a partner at Hogan Lovells, has extensive experience acting for banks and borrowers on the financing of cross-border private equity buyouts, European real estate acquisitions and restructurings. View January 15, 2014 announcement
Reena, who was most recently a partner at Latham & Watkins, focuses on advising lenders and sponsors on acquisition finance transactions with particular expertise in bank/bond structures. View June 2, 2014 announcement
The additions of Chris and Reena follow a strong first quarter for Weil’s London and European leveraged finance practice.
Andrew joins from Goldman Sachs, where he spent seven years, most recently as European Head and co-Head of Restructuring. He previously established the restructuring team at Clifford Chance before joining Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in 1997, where he was London Managing Partner and Head of European Restructuring.
Andrew plays a senior role in leading the next stage of growth for Weil’s European Restructuring practice. View April 7, 2014 announcement