July 15, 2019
LONDON, July 15, 2019: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced that Paul Stewart will join the Firm as a Banking & Finance partner in the London office.
Paul is currently a Banking partner at Ashurst. His expertise covers domestic and international finance transactions with significant expertise in leveraged acquisition finance and debt restructuring. Paul’s clients include banks, credit funds and direct lenders. Between 2008 and 2012, Paul led Ashurst’s global loans offering in Italy.
Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf said: “Paul’s hire demonstrates our ongoing investment in the finance practice in London and in Europe. He will be a great addition to Weil.”
Weil London Managing Partner Mike Francies said: “We are delighted to have recruited someone of Paul’s caliber. His expertise and diverse lender practice are a perfect match for our market leading leveraged finance team.”
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm's four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.