Conor Downey

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading international law firm, announced today that seven new partners are joining the London office, significantly strengthening the firms European practice and its capabilities to serve global clients.

The new partners are Michelle Duncan, Justin Jowitt, Christian Parker, Charles Roberts, Karl Clowry, Conor Downey and Tom ORiordan. The team specializes in restructuring and insolvency, litigation, structured finance, investment funds, and real estate finance. All are currently partners with the London office of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.Growing our European practice is a key strategy for us.

The arrival of this new team, who represent some of the leading lawyers in Europe, will significantly bolster our European capabilities, another critical step toward our goal of providing exemplary client service to our global clients, said Seth M. Zachary, Chairman of Paul Hastings.

The new team’s reputation for practice excellence and superior client service will perfectly complement our current offerings both in London and Europe. Conor Downey Mr. Downey focuses his practice on the financing and securitization of mortgage loans, and has a broad range of experience in the UK and throughout Europe.

Placement by Beatrice O’Brien of Attorney Placements International to Paul Hastings LLP.