Australian firm Blake Dawson Waldron has appointed Geoff Hone as its new resident partner in London. Hone, a partner with the firm since 1975, specialises in corporate and commercial work. He replaces former resident partner Mary Padbury, who after two years is returning to Melbourne. Hone has already spent a year as resident partner in London, prior to Padbury’s appointment.
Osborne Clarke has appointed international head of private equity Simon Beswick as the firm’s new managing partner from May 2003 As first revealed on www.thelawyer/lawyernews on 12 December, Beswick succeeds Leslie Perrin who will move into the role of senior partner. Perrin will step into his new position when current senior partner Chris Curling retires […]