In brief: Australian firm boosts London office

Australian firm Minter Ellison has appointed a fourth lawyer to its London office. He is insurance lawyer Mark Doepel, a senior associate from the firm's Sydney office. Michael Walley, Minters' managing partner in London, said: “Mark is also an experienced litigation and insolvency lawyer. We will now be the only Australian firm able to offer advice in the insurance, insolvency and litigation fields in London.”