Axa reshapes legal department

AXA has revamped its in-house department following the departure of group general counsel Noleen John to Norton Rose.

Edward Davis, who had been co-head of Axa UK’s legal department with John, has been appointed as group general counsel.

Emily Coupland, who was a senior member of the legal department, has been promoted to become Davis’s deputy and general counsel of Axa’s life business Axa Sun Life.