LONDON (30 July 2007) — International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Lamburn as a partner in the London Securitisation and Structured Finance Group and the hire of two associates in the Firm’s fast growing securitisation and structured finance practice.
Kate joins McDermott from Ashurst in London where she was previously a partner in the Securities and Structured Finance Group and then subsequently the Director of Professional Development for that group. She was previously a partner at the London office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
Kate focuses her practice on cash and synthetic CDOs and other structured debt products. She has significant experience acting for market leading arrangers, trustees and collateral managers.
Commenting on the new appointments, McDermott’s co-head of Securitisation and Structured Finance Paul-Michael Rebus said, "We are delighted to welcome Kate to the team. She is one of the leading structured finance lawyers in London and her appointment, together with the dynamic team of new associates, marks a significant milestone in the rapid growth of the practice in London. We will have grown from two partners to five partners and eight other fee earners in less than 12 months. We continue to represent leading banks and financial institutions including BNP Paribas, Unicredito and Fortis Bank. Kate and our new associates will complement the existing team and will help to meet continued demand for our services."