Daily News: May 19, 2017

Paul, Weiss Adds Prominent M&A Lawyer in London


Alvaro Gomez de Membrillera Galiana has joined Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison as a partner in its M&A group, resident in the London office. Membrillera’s practice will focus on cross-border M&A and finance transactions, particularly in the private equity space.

“Alvaro will be a terrific addition to our strong London-based international practice, focusing on deal execution, deal structuring and strategic advice in the cross-border context,” said Robert B. Schumer, chair of Paul, Weiss’s Corporate department.

Membrillera will work closely with London corporate partners David K. Lakhdhir and Mark S. Bergman, and will be integral to the firm’s London-based M&A, capital markets and finance practices.

During the course of his career in London, Membrillera has represented private equity clients in corporate finance transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, consortium arrangements, high-yield debt offerings and initial public equity offerings. He also has acted for corporate clients in M&A matters across Europe and for underwriters in high-yield debt offerings in Europe.