Watson, Farley & Williams (WFW), an international law firm, announced in early November that it has appointed Paul Doris as a partner in its Energy & Projects practice in London.
He joins WFW from the London office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP.
Paul has extensive experience advising multinational companies, private equity firms and other institutional investors on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and energy and infrastructure transactions. He is fluent in Spanish and has advised on matters in the UK and Spain, wider Europe, Latin America, India and the Middle East.
Chris Lowe, WFW managing partner, commented:
“A large part of our growth strategy is investing in the firm’s core sectors and growing our services offering. Paul’s appointment will help us to better advise our clients in the energy sector and underlines the firm’s ability to attract leading talent.”
Evan Stergoulis, WFW Head of Energy, added:
“Paul’s expertise and experience offer natural synergies with the existing capabilities in the Watson, Farley & Williams’ Energy & Projects team, and further solidifies the firm’s ability to attract and retain top clients and advise on market-leading transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors.”
Paul Doris commented:
“I am delighted to join the market-leading Energy & Projects team at Watson, Farley & Williams. The firm’s comprehensive energy practice represents a compelling offering for clients and I look forward to working with lawyers throughout the firm to enhance its global reputation.”