Maitland hires Withers funds partner for London team

Private client specialist Maitland has made a trio of lateral hires in London and Cape Town, including a partner from Withers.

John Langan joins Maitland after five years as a partner at Withers. He will lead Maitland’s funds team in London and brings experience in advising asset managers on collective investment vehicles for high-net-worth individuals and family offices.

Meanwhile, Hed Amitai also joins Maitland in London as a partner, joining the private client department. Amitai is moving from PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal, where he set up and led the private wealth structuring department.

In South Africa Paula Bagraim comes to Maitland after a number of years as a director at multi-family office Stonehage. She will focus on private client work, especially tax.