Stephensons bags ex-Ashurst partner

Stephenson Harwood has bulked up its London corporate team by hiring former Ashurst partner Duncan Stiles.

Stiles joins the firm as a partner after 18 years at Ashurst, which he left earlier this year.

Stiles was Ashurst’s US relationship ­partner for the past few years, prior to which he led the firm’s Madrid office. Stiles said he was attracted to Stephensons