In brief: Music specialist Quatrini joins Mishcons

Mishcon de Reya has appointed US music lawyer Jay Quatrini to boost its music law practice. Quatrini, who had been in partnership in Manhattan firm Quatrini Fox is to join Mishcons' non-contentious media department. He will be acting for a wide range of transatlantic clients, including record companies, managers, producers and publishers. Mishcons' five-strong non-contentious media team is also looking to recruit IT lawyers to meet expanding demand.