17 October 2018

Around the house

A quiet week of moves around the house is notable for counsel jumping over the fence.

Ostro Energy legal head has returned to private practice. Rachika Sahay, the former head of legal at Ostro Energy, has joined HSA Advocates as a partner, a firm known for its projects and energy practice. Before joining Ostro Energy, Ms Sahay was head of legal for India at Weatherford Oil Tool and prior to this, a counsel at Trilegal, where she began her career.

Polymer Manufacturer Myers Industries Inc has hired a new chief legal officer. Andrean Horton, who has spent the past seven years as the top lawyer at plastics supply company A Schulman Inc, has started in her new role as the executive vice president, chief legal officer and secretary of Myers Industries Inc. An attorney with significant in-house experience, Ms Horton has been named as the chief legal officer to the Ohio-based polymer manufacturing company.

A former general counsel and company secretary and partner at Herbert Smith Freehills has joined newlaw firm Hive Legal as a principal. Susan Taylor has joined Hive from her energy consulting firm, Enertique, and the company says she brings with her a ‘strong international reputation assisting private and public clients in energy regulatory matters and significant commercial transactions in energy markets in more than eight countries.’