In brief: Dismore heads to rival Russell Jones

Andrew Dismore, litigation partner at Robin Thompson & Partners, best known for his work on the successful Court of Appeal challenge to the Government's Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme, is to join rival firm Russell Jones & Walker in May. Dismore has a strong record in the personal injuries field for trade unions and their members. Dismore says: “I have been unhappy for some time about the direction in which my firm was moving. I am looking forward to new challenges at Russell Jones & Walker.”