In brief: Seddons appoints Czech lawyer

Chair of the British Czech & Slovak Law Association Jan Grozdanovic has been appointed as a partner in the commercial department of London firm Seddons. Grozdanovic, a native Czech who defected to the UK in 1980, is qualified as a solicitor in England. In the past he has worked as an associate with the Central and Eastern European practice groups in both Allen & Overy and Baker & McKenzie.