A&O boosts Paris M&A team with triple hire from Debevoise

March 24, 2011 Magic circle firm Allen & Overy has bolstered its Paris M&A practice with the hire of three lawyers from US firm Debevoise & Plimpton.

The group, which is led by partner Marc Castagnede and includes senior associates Dan Taieb and Olivier Thebault, joined the firm yesterday, bringing the total number of partners at the Paris office to 30, and boosting the M&A practice group to seven partners.

Castagnede said: "A&O has a very ambitious project in mind here in Paris, where they want to be one of the top firms. It's an ambitious and challenging goal but I'm excited to help the team achieve it."

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