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Simmons & Simmons adds to Milan team

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International law firm Simmons & Simmons is expanding its financial markets practice with the addition of Paola Leocani and Nicholas Lasagna, who join the firm’s Milan office as partners from White & Case.

Leocani (pictured) is recognised as one of Italy’s leading capital markets lawyers and is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers for debt capital markets in Italy. Her practice focuses on debt and securitised derivatives, liability management transactions and equity capital markets.
 
Lasagna advises clients on a broad range of bank finance and capital markets transactions, including leveraged finance, acquisition finance, bond private placements, syndicated loans and debt restructurings finance matters.
 
Both are members of the Italian bar and Lasagna is also admitted to practice in England & Wales.
 
Romeo Battigaglia, head of the firm’s financial markets group in Milan, says: “We are delighted to be welcoming such a high calibre team to Simmons & Simmons to expand upon the services we can offer to our clients in Italy. Paola and Nicholas will bring real value to the team, here in Milan and more widely across our international network and will add further industry strength to our financial institutions sector.”
 
Jonathan Hammond, head of the firm’s international financial markets group, says: “We are pleased to welcome Paola and Nicholas to our financial markets practice group. Their arrival emphasises our continued commitment to developing our international capital markets offering and brings to 10 the number of partners who have joined our international financial markets practice so far this year.”

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