Law firm Watson, Farley and Williams has made appointments to its London and Paris offices.

Daisy East has been brought into the London office as a senior associate in the project, commodities and export finance group.

She has experience advising banks and sponsors in the power, water, petrochemicals and mining and metals sectors.

East joins from Milbank Tweet Hadley and McCloy where she was a senior associate in the project finance group.

“We are very pleased that Daisy is joining us,” says Charles Jury, who heads the project, commodities and export finance group in London.

“Her depth of experience and strong reputation will enhance our projects practice and in particular our energy and natural resources capability.”

Furthermore, ex-SNR Denton counsel Eric Villateau has been hired as a partner in WFW’s asset finance team in Paris.

Villateau specialises in asset, structured, project, trade and acquisition finance.

Villateau says: “I am excited to be joining Watson, Farley and Williams in Paris. I am looking forward to working with the existing partners in building on the already solid reputation of the finance team of the Paris office.”