UN pro bono scheme settles on directors

Advocates for International Development (A4ID), the City pro bono initiative dedicated to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, has confirmed its board of directors: Chris Marshall, an assistant in the dispute resolution group at Richards Butler, will chair A4ID and lead its trade practice team; Richard Leese, a litigation partner at Clifford Chance, will oversee A4ID’s funding and IP groups; Nick Flynn, a Weil Gotshal & Manges‘ corporate senior associate, will be responsible for debt; Jessica Pogson, a solicitor-advocate at Linklaters specialising in international litigation, will oversee governance; and Katie Hutt, an assistant in Richard Butler’s international trade group, will oversee A4ID’s education programme.