Freshfields finds new financial services head

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed London partner Michael Raffan as the new head of its financial services practice.

He will replace Guy Morton. Morton, who took over as the firm’s joint senior partner in January, has been head of the practice since it was first launched. Raffan is a partner within the firm’s financial institutions group, joining the firm as a trainee in 1992. Donna Sawyer