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Nabarro Nathanson has appointed Jonathan Warne as its head of commercial litigation. Warne, who takes over from Peter Sigler, will concentrate on expanding the department to accommodate the increase in work in general commercial and pensions law. The move coincided with Simon Johnson taking over as senior partner on 1 May.

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