Dechert departure spurs insurance withdrawal

Dechert’s London office is pulling out of the insurance market following the departure of partner James Lewis to LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae. Lewis, who became a partner in the firm in 1992, is expected to leave Dechert at the end of this week. His departure follows that of Charles Brown, head of Dechert’s City construction practice, who is moving to the London office of Philadelphia firm
Duane Morris.

First revealed on 17 March