Italian full-service law firm Portolano Cavallo has announced the incorporation of Alessandro Tanno as of counsel, and who will lead the firm’s banking and finance practice.
Wildgen Opens Representative Office in London
As a response to the increased UK interest in the Luxembourg market, Wilgen opened a London representative office in June and celebrated this launch in November
The office will be headed by partner Mark Shaw who was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2004 and is a member of the Luxembourg Bar specialising in the structuring and distribution of regulated and unregulated funds with experience across the liquidity spectrum. He comments: “By having a presence in London, it makes the firm far more accessible for our UK clients, and helps us to maintain strong relationships with local law firms", before adding:"clients will be able to receive relevant and timely advice on Luxembourg law, and discuss matters with a lawyer who combines an understanding of the nuances of the UK financial and legal markets with the Luxembourg legal and regulatory framework.”
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