Moorcrofts hires ex-Olswang Reading partner

The former managing partner of Garretts’ Reading office, now Olswang, has resurfaced at growing Thames Valley firm Moorcrofts.
Commercial property specialist John Castell joined Olswang as a partner last year when the City firm snapped up Garretts’ Reading office in a two-week deal. Castell’s role as regionial head disappeared in the deal. He left the firm earlier this year. Castell was previously head of commercial property at Shoosmiths in Reading, and before that a partner at DJ Freeman.
Adrian Phillips, Moorcrofts’ managing partner, said: “I am delighted to add John to our team, and believe this represents a significant step forward for Moorcrofts.”