Dechert associate joins Orchard as partner

City-based corporate firm Orchard has appointed a new partner to its litigation department. Gerallt Owen joined last month after four and a half years at Dechert, where he was a senior associate in its investigations unit. Owen has handled investigations and prosecutions by the Serious Fraud Office, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Financial Services Authority, the Inland Revenue and HM Customs & Excise.