Ashurst strengthens infrastructure and energy M and A capability in Paris with partner hire

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    International law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of Vincent Trevisani as a partner in the corporate team in Paris.

    Vincent joins from Watson Farley & Williams, where he has been a partner since 2012. His transactional practice focuses on domestic and cross-border acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, reorganisations and project development, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors. He represents public and private companies as well as investment funds and their lenders. Vincent has extensive experience across Europe, the US as well as in a large number of emerging markets with a particular knowledge of Latin America, having worked in Bogota and New York. Prior to Watson Farley, Vincent was a partner in Winston & Strawn from 2003. 

    Philippe None, managing partner of Ashurst in Paris, said: 

    "We are witnessing promising levels of activity in the French and international infrastructure and energy M&A markets. Vincent is an excellent and very well-respected lawyer who will significantly strengthen our offering to major infrastructure funds, institutional investors, strategics and developers and we are delighted that he is joining the team" 

    Jason Radford, co-head of infrastructure, commented:

    "Our cross-border infra and energy M&A team is reinforced by a deep bench of industry and sector experts with top quality experience. Vincent is a fantastic addition to the European and Latin American infrastructure and energy M&A and development teams of the firm and will play a key role in strengthening our sector-focused offering."

    Vincent Trevisani added:

    "Ashurst has exceptional global infrastructure and energy credentials and outstanding corporate and project finance offerings. Joining the firm offers the perfect platform to further grow the business in synergy with other teams in Paris and globally."   

    This follows the recent appointments in Paris of corporate partners Noam Ankri and Anne Reffay, dispute resolution partners Emmanuelle Cabrol and Hortense de Roux, tax partner Emmanuelle Pontnau-Faure, finance partner Pierre Roux, and the promotion of Nataline Fleury as employment partner.