DLA Piper boosts government relations team

DLA Piper has expanded its trade and government relations practice in London with the appointments of John Forrest and Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean.

In response to the growing demand for sanctions and import/export controls advice Forrest, formerly a partner at Dechert, will lead the firm’s trade practice in London. Baroness Symons, a Labour member of the House of Lords, will lead the government relations practice.