US firm Brown & Wood has head-hunted Freshfield international securitisation expert Neil Campbell. Campbell, a senior lawyer at Freshfields, joins the US firm as a partner in its Hong Kong office. Previously with Citicorp Investment Bank and Clifford Chance, he is the second UK lawyer to join the Brown & Wood multinational partnership.
David Penry-Davey QC, who was chairman of the Bar Council last year, has been made a High Court judge. Penry-Davey was appointed as a recorder in 1986.