In brief: Ex-Cornish & Co lawyer joins Withers

Banking specialist David Dannreuther, formerly of MW Cornish & Co, has joined City firm Withers as a partner. Head of Withers' banking team, David Mills, said: “David's arrival is another demonstration of the firm's long-term commitment to its corporate and banking work, which has doubled in the past two years.” MW Cornish & Co has broken up following leading commodities lawyer Martin Cornish's decision to join Price Waterhouse's law firm Arnheim & Co.