E&Y wins defunct firm’s managing partner

Ernst & Young has appointed former Andersen Legal worldwide managing partner Patrick Bignon to the role of global vice chair for law

Bignon spent from 1999 to 2001 as worldwide managing partner, before taking on the role as managing partner of tax & legal in Western Europe last year. As global vice chair for law, a role that has been newly created, Bignon will be responsible for the strategic development of global legal services.