Land Securities appoint non-executive Director

Giles, (58), has been a partner in Slaughter and May since 1975 and became Senior Partner in 1993. he was a member of the Hampel Committee on Corporate Governance and is currently a member of the Financial Reporting Council. He is also the Chairman of the Law Committee of the UK/China Forum.

Commenting on the appointment, Land Securities' Chairman, Peter Birch, said "Giles' top level legal experience coupled with his knowledge of the City will make a valuable contribution to the Board".