Speechlys hikes insolvency with Hammonds hire

Speechly Bircham has lured Hammonds’ Birmingham head of finance to London to grow a corporate recovery and insolvency practice. Chris Harlowe rejoins former Hammonds banking partner Andrew Knight at Speechlys. At Hammonds’ Birmingham office, partners Stephen George and Devinder Singh will now jointly head the finance practice. Both joined from Irwin Mitchell last year. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 19 November