Taylor Walton wins two City lawyers

Top-10 South East firm Taylor Walton has expanded its practice with two hires from the City. Commercial litigator Robert Johnson joins as a partner from Simmons & Simmons, where he was an associate. His clients at Simmons included Barclays Bank, Cathay Pacific and the RAF. Former Macfarlanes lawyer Patrick McGrath joins the firm as an assistant specialising in corporate finance.