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Freshfields recruits veteran M&A partner from Shearman & Sterling
The London-based international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has hired a veteran M&A lawyer from New York-based Shearman & Sterling, according to two people familiar with the matter. Peter Lyons, a longtime partner at Shearman, will join Freshfields in New York on the heels of two other major additions the Magic Circle firm has made to build out its U.S. corporate department.
BES's junior bondholders select legal advisors over bank split
Junior bondholders of Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo have selected law firm Shearman & Sterling to represent them in a challenge to the way the bank was split, a source familiar with the situation said.