Norton Rose Fulbright’s head of dispute resolution and litigation for Europe, Middle East and Asia is leaving the firm to join Allen & Overy in London.

Michael Godden, a highly-regarded figure in European banking disputes, had been at NRF for 14 years and was promoted to partner in 2009. In 2017 he acted for Law Debenture Trust Corporation on its US$3bn claim for Ukraine’s eurobond default. He also acted for the likes of Citi and the Toronto-Dominion Bank.