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Japanese investment bank Nomura has completed a 12-month search to replace its third head of legal in just over three years. Former Linklaters managing partner for the Americas Terence Kyle, who retired from the firm in July last year, started work as general counsel in charge of Europe on 5 January. He replaces David Mee who left in January last year, who took over the role from Stephen Ball, who departed in February 2000. Tom O’Riordan, head of transactional legal at Nomura, who in 2002 left to join Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft but returned in January 2003, will report directly to Kyle. First revealed on www.thelawyer.com 5 January