Hugh James ramps up for London launch

Cardiff-based Hugh James is to launch its first office in London and has recruited Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman outsourcing partner Phillip Rees for the launch.

•Cardiff-based Hugh James is to launch its first office in London and has recruited Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman outsourcing partner Phillip Rees for the launch. Rees, most recently a partner in the IP team at Pillsbury, will head the new operation. Before joining Shaw Pittman (just before it merged with Pillsbury Winthrop) in January 2005, Rees was a partner at Hammonds.