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Bird & Bird has appointed data protection and cyber risk specialist, James Mullock, as a partner in its international privacy & data protection group.

Fieldfisher has appointed Matthew Hinxman from Baker Botts as a partner in its finance practice.

Holman Fenwick & Willan has appointed Stephen Marais as a partner in the asset finance practice based in London.

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain has appointed former World Pay corporate general counsel Matthew Griffith as a partner in its corporate insurance and financial services team.

Watson Farley & Williams has appointed Andy Savage as a partner in its corporate practice.

Winckworth Sherwood has promoted Sabrina Cader to partner.

Baker & McKenzie has appointed Dyann Heward-Mills as a partner in its London office.

King & Spalding has announced that Thomas Jones will join the London office as a partner in the firm’s financial institutions and finance practices.

Crowell & Moring LLP has appointed Jonathan Lisle as a partner and new head of the firm’s London corporate practice.

Morgan Lewis has expanded in London with the appointment of structured finance partner Theresa Kradjian and corporate tax partner Paul Beausang.

Juan Crosby has joined PwC Legal as a partner in its IT outsourcing team.

Osborne Clarke has appointed Jeremy Summers as a partner in its litigation practice group.

Clintons has appointed Charles Gerada as a partner.

Blake Morgan has appointed Ian Skuse as a partner in its aviation team in London following the recent merger with Piper Smith Watton.

Tracey Sheehan has joined Dentons as a partner in its technology, media and telecoms team.

Keystone Law has announced that Simon Murfitt has joined the firm as a consultant solicitor in the asset finance team.

Curwens has promoted Anne Stennett to partner with effect from 1 October 2015.

Kirkland & Ellis has announced the promotion of lawyers to partner with effect from 1 October 2015, including eight in London.

Pitmans has merged with Calvert Solicitors with effect from 1 October 2015.

Jacqueline Major has joined the family law team at Hodge Jones & Allen as a partner heading up their family finance section.

Duncan Lewis has welcomed new directors Hildegard Rauf, Rachel Caswell and Catherine Ashton to the firm.

Lewis Nedas has promoted partner Miles Herman to the directorship of the practice.

Linklaters has appointed Richard Cumbley as global practice head of the technology, media and telecommunications & intellectual property practice.

Linklaters has appointed Matthew Keogh as global practice head of the investment management group succeeding Scott Bowie.

Simmons & Simmons has appointed Mark Heaney as a partner in the intellectual property group.

Herbert Smith Freehills has announced that US securities lawyer Tom O’Neill will join its capital markets practice as a partner and will head its US securities practice.

Pinsent Masons has appointed Nick Skea-Strachan, a specialist in the hotels sector, as a partner.

It has been reported that telecoms specialist Reg Dhanjal has joined Pinsent Masons as a partner.

Clyde & Co has recruited partner Richard Power to its global arbitration group.

Macfarlanes has announced that Gerald Kelly will be joining the firm as a partner in the real estate practice.

Wasbrough Vizards has appointed intellectual property specialist Serena Tierney as a partner.

King & Wood Mallesons has appointed Lorraine Vaz, a specialist in the lender-side of leveraged finance transactions.

Latham & Watkins has named a number of new partners including four in London Adrian Chiodo, Robbie McLaren, Farah O’Brien and Helena Potts.

Schillings has announced that Major General Tim Robinson CBE is to join the firm in January 2016 as a partner in the privacy and reputation practice.

Michelmores has appointed employment specialist James Townsend as a partner.

Thomas Cooper has announced that Nick Humphreys and Sharon Fryer have joined the employment and corporate groups in the firm’s London office as partners.

Brecher has announced the appointment of two new partners to the property finance team, Richard Gilchrist and Jansen.

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