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Funds giant BlackRock scoops up former Barclays EMEA investment GC Handling

27-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Barclays’ former general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) investment has joined alternative fund management company BlackRock.

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EY Law hires Baker & McKenzie and Weil team for financial regulatory practice

13-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

EY Law is to launch a London financial regulatory practice after recruiting a team from Baker & McKenzie and Weil Gotshal & Manges.

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Fox Williams recruits GFI Group legal head Brahams

13-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Fox Williams has appointed interdealer broker GFI Group’s head of legal EMEA, Nigel Brahams, to its financial services team.

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BLP names Willmott as new financial regulatory group chief

8-May-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has announced that Nathan Willmott has been appointed as head of the firm’s financial regulatory group.

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London & Capital turns to Towry for new general counsel

28-Apr-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Wealth management company London & Capital has appointed Thomas Donlon as general counsel.

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TPG Capital GC steps down following news of $5bn buyout fund

22-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

TPG Capital general counsel Ronald Cami has stepped down after five years amid news the private equity firm has raised an initial $5bn (£3.3bn) for its latest buyout fund.

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