Equant Group legal chief defects to SJ Berwin

SJ Berwin has hired Equant Group's chief counsel for western Europe Maurice Murphy for its commercial department. Murphy has spent the last 10 years in the telecoms industry working for companies including National Grid, Energis, Mercury Communications and Bell Cable Media. Murphy is an Irish-qualified barrister and will be made up to partner at SJ Berwin in the autumn, subject to requalification. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews.