McDermott takes BCLP structured finance duo in first legacy Bryan Cave departures in London

Rachel Kelly departs newly merged firm to join corporate and transactional practice at US firm

McDermott Will & Emery has hired Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) structured finance partner Rachel Kelly for its UK corporate and transactional practice.

Kelly, who is joining McDermott alongside counsel Kerry Pettigrew, is the first partner to leave the London office of legacy Bryan Cave since the firm’s merger with UK opposite Berwin Leighton Paisner went live in April.

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