Linklaters Hires Structured Finance Partner from Clifford Chance

March 8, 2010 Linklaters is set to launch a new structured finance practice in Amsterdam after hiring a Kees Westermann to head up the practice.

Kees Westermann has been a structured finance partner at Clifford Chance since 2006, and will join Linklaters on 1 April 2010.

Martijn Koopal, head of Linklaters’ Amsterdam office, said: “The Netherlands is an important jurisdiction in this area, as one of Europe’s largest issuing countries of both securitisation notes and covered bonds.


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