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SOLICITOR Howard Palmer is switching in-house for a nine-month spell at Hutchison Telecommunications. He is being seconded from the company commercial department of Bristol firm Bevan Ashford.
Paul Cooper, head of the department, says: "We felt that it would be a good opportunity for Howard to get an insight into, and experience of, the practicalities of an in-house legal department and at the same time enable him to develop an expertise in legal aspects of telecommunications."
Hutchison chief executive, Nick Jarrett-Kerr, adds: "By forging links with commercial contacts, we can meet our clients' needs and provide them with the best service."