Pinsent Curtis Biddle property partner Jon Austin has been appointed the new head of Lee Crowder’s property department. Austin, who is due to join Lee Crowder on 1 May, will replace current property head Kevin Nagle, who ceased being a partner at the firm on 31 January. Nagle is retiring from the firm, but will stay on as a consultant until April 2004.
Staff from Baker & McKenzie and Norton Rose are staying in Bahrain despite warnings from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to evacuate all British nationals except for those whose “presence is essential”.The FCO has itself reduced its Bahrain Embassy staff to core level, which will seriously restrict consular services. Yesterday (Monday 17 March) the […]