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Linklaters appointed Maziar Jamnejad, global head of legal innovation at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, director of innovation for the firm in Italy. Jamnejad spent nearly two years leading Freshfields' innovation efforts, after spending four years as a partner and senior partner in the firm's investigation department in London. Jamnejad will work closely with Linklaters' global innovation team, including Shilpa Bhandarkar, head of innovation in London.

Linklaters has also appointed a new Director General for France, Bertrand Adriani succeeding Arnaud de La Cotardiere for a four-year term. Adriani has been a partner of Linklaters since 1993. She is head of the Banking and Projects division in Paris and co-head of the Francophone Africa office. He will continue in both roles. Cotardiere will remain at the Paris office as a full-time litigation and arbitration partner.

DAC Beachcroft Ian Starkey, KPMG's lead audit partner for the United Kingdom and Switzerland, is a non-executive director of the 10-member LLP Group Board of Directors. Starkey is a former board member of KPMG Europe and a non – executive member of KPMG UK 's board of directors. He replaces Ken Lever, who is retiring.

Womble Bond Dickinson strengthened its London data protection practice by recruiting Browne Jacobson's partner Mark Gleeson. Gleeson advises private and public sector organizations on matters of information law, including litigation, regulatory and non-litigation matters. He was previously a partner at Squire Patton Boggs and was responsible for data protection at Barclaycard for a year until 2004.

Baker McKenzie hired Peter Lu, a lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions, as a partner and head of the firm's Chinese group in London. Lu was previously a lawyer at White & Case, where he ran his office for China in the EMEA region. Its clients include financial institutions and multinationals mainly based in China but having a European presence.

Ashurst has strengthened its ranks in project finance in London with the hiring of Simon Moore, who comes from the Simmons & Simmons office in Bristol. Prior to joining Simmons in 2016, he worked for global investment firm Mubadala, where he was general advisor in real estate and infrastructure, oil and major projects.

Pinsent Masons hired Andrew Barber, director of Womble Bond Dickinson in London, at his City office. Jonathan Blair, managing partner and global co-chair of Womble Bond Dickinson in the UK, took over from Barber as head of the London office last September.

Haynes and Boone added Myles Mantle project finance partner to its London office. Mantle joins Jones Day and advises clients in the development, financing and acquisition of complex projects in the fields of energy, petrochemicals, manufacturing and infrastructure.

Diper Piper has strengthened its office in Amsterdam with the rental of private partner Henk Arnold Sijnja. Sijnja will join DLA in April from Baker McKenzie, where he has been a partner since 2015. He specializes in public and private cross-border mergers and acquisitions, equity markets, joint ventures and reorganizations, with a special focus on science and technology. life and financial services. sectors. Before joining Bakers, Sijnja was a partner at Linklaters.

DLA has also hired a new partner in Manchester. Rebecca Williams, a financial partner, joins Addleshaw Goddard's asset finance department, where she has been a partner since 2012. She advises clients on asset finance issues, including finance leases and financing. operating lease, structured debt agreements, bulk discounting as well as the sale and purchase of equipment. portfolios.

Simmons & Simmons added James Taylor, real estate finance partner of Paul Hastings, to his London office. Taylor's expertise includes real estate financing, asset-backed financing, debt financing and acquisition financing. Taylor was a partner at Paul Hastings for two years.

DWF appointed former DLA Piper partner, Ulrich Jungst, as President of DWF Europe. He joined the German firm JP Rechtsanwalte, which he helped to found. During his 11-year career at DLA, he founded the firm's German firm, was managing partner in Germany from 2004 to 2012, and then spent three years as general manager of the firm for Europe and the Middle East. "Data-reactid =" 19 "> (Photo: Shutterstock.com)

Linklaters appointed Maziar Jamnejad, global head of legal innovation at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, director of innovation for the firm in Italy. Jamnejad spent nearly two years leading Freshfields' innovation efforts, after spending four years as a partner and senior partner in the firm's investigation department in London. Jamnejad will work closely with Linklaters' global innovation team, including Shilpa Bhandarkar, head of innovation in London.

Linklaters has also appointed a new Director General for France, Bertrand Adriani succeeding Arnaud de La Cotardiere for a four-year term. Adriani has been a partner of Linklaters since 1993. She is head of the Banking and Projects division in Paris and co-head of the Francophone Africa office. He will continue in both roles. Cotardiere will remain at the Paris office as a full-time litigation and arbitration partner.

DAC Beachcroft Ian Starkey, KPMG's lead audit partner for the United Kingdom and Switzerland, is a non-executive director of the 10-member LLP Group Board of Directors. Starkey is a former board member of KPMG Europe and a non – executive member of KPMG UK 's board of directors. He replaces Ken Lever, who is retiring.

Womble Bond Dickinson strengthened its London data protection practice by recruiting Browne Jacobson's partner Mark Gleeson. Gleeson advises private and public sector organizations on matters of information law, including litigation, regulatory and non-litigation matters. He was previously a partner at Squire Patton Boggs and was responsible for data protection at Barclaycard for a year until 2004.

Baker McKenzie hired Peter Lu, a lawyer specializing in mergers and acquisitions, as a partner and head of the firm's Chinese group in London. Lu was previously a lawyer at White & Case, where he ran his office for China in the EMEA region. Its clients include financial institutions and multinationals mainly based in China but having a European presence.

Ashurst has strengthened its ranks in project finance in London with the hiring of Simon Moore, who comes from the Simmons & Simmons office in Bristol. Prior to joining Simmons in 2016, he worked for global investment firm Mubadala, where he was general advisor in real estate and infrastructure, oil and major projects.

Pinsent Masons hired Andrew Barber, director of Womble Bond Dickinson in London, at his City office. Jonathan Blair, managing partner and global co-chair of Womble Bond Dickinson in the UK, took over from Barber as head of the London office last September.

Haynes and Boone added Myles Mantle project finance partner to its London office. Mantle joins Jones Day and advises clients in the development, financing and acquisition of complex projects in the fields of energy, petrochemicals, manufacturing and infrastructure.

Diper Piper has strengthened its office in Amsterdam with the rental of private partner Henk Arnold Sijnja. Sijnja will join DLA in April from Baker McKenzie, where he has been a partner since 2015. He specializes in public and private cross-border mergers and acquisitions, equity markets, joint ventures and reorganizations, with a special focus on science and technology. life and financial services. sectors. Before joining Bakers, Sijnja was a partner at Linklaters.

DLA has also hired a new partner in Manchester. Rebecca Williams, a financial partner, joins Addleshaw Goddard's asset finance department, where she has been a partner since 2012. She advises clients on asset finance issues, including finance leases and financing. operating lease, structured debt agreements, bulk discounting as well as the sale and purchase of equipment. portfolios.

Simmons & Simmons added James Taylor, real estate finance partner of Paul Hastings, to his London office. Taylor's expertise includes real estate financing, asset-backed financing, debt financing and acquisition financing. Taylor was a partner at Paul Hastings for two years.

DWF appointed former DLA Piper partner, Ulrich Jungst, as President of DWF Europe. He joined the German firm JP Rechtsanwalte, which he helped to found. During his 11-year career at DLA, he founded the German firm of the company, was managing partner in Germany from 2004 to 2012, and was for three years general manager of the company in Europe and the Middle East. .