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Allen & Overy (A&O) financial institutions head Alistair Asher is to take the top legal job at the Co-operative Group, starting as group general counsel on 1 July.
Mills & Reeve is taking a nine-strong insurance team from DLA Piper headed by the firm’s Birmingham insurance head Alan Jacobs.
Bird & Bird has confirmed the arrival of Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) franchising partner Mark Abell in the newly-created position of head of franchising, licensing and multi-channel strategies, after months of wrangling over the appointment.
Eversheds is setting out to grow its network of African best friend firms as work coming into the continent continues to boom.
German firm Oppenhoff & Partner has recruited two more partners for its Frankfurt office, which is set to launch in August this year.
Macfarlanes has continued its recent uptick in lateral partner hiring by taking on Shearman & Sterling real estate specialist Clare Breeze.
Partner Promotions 2013
Leeds firm Walker Morris has promoted two lawyers to its partnership, along with eight new directors.
Travers Smith has made up three associates to partner, in a promotions round less than half the size of last year’s.
Cardiff-headquartered Hugh James has added three lawyers to the partnership in its latest round of promotions.
Simmons & Simmons has unveiled a reduced partnership round for 2013, taking seven partners into the fold compared with ten last year.
Scottish firm Brodies has elected litigator Christine O’Neill as its new chairman following the decision of incumbent Joyce Cullen to stand down after nine years in the role.
Clyde & Co has unveiled a slimmed-down promotions round, with seven lawyers joining its partnership in seven separate offices.