Speechly grows pensions with Wedlake hire

Speechly Bircham has grown its ­pensions practice with the hire of ­Wedlake Bell partner Jane ­Wolstenholme – the firm’s sixth ­lateral partner appointment in the past six months.

­Wolstenholme joined Wedlake as a partner in 2004, having ­previously been a senior associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Speechly pensions chief Penny Cogher said: “She’s a ­natural fit for our practice and her expertise will boost the depth and breadth of our existing ­offering to clients.” Wolstenholme takes the partner headcount at the firm to 90.