Financial Services News
Irish firm Byrne Wallace has appointed Central Bank of Ireland general counsel Joseph Gavin as head of its financial services practice.
Co-operative Group Legal Services (CLS) revenue has dropped by a third from £32m to £23m due to “regulatory changes”, according to the group’s annual results released today (9 April).
Risk adviser Willis Group has appointed Travelers’ senior vice president and general counsel Matthew Furman as global general counsel in its New York office.
Barclays has appointed a new general counsel in the US after the departure of Carlos Pelayo from the bank.
The Co-operative Bank has hired Nationwide Building Society deputy GC Claire Morris as its new head of legal, replacing James Southworth who has returned to Eversheds.
Pinsent Masons has recruited Addleshaw Goddard’s former head of financial services David Heffron to lead its financial regulatory practice.
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