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Asset and Wealth Management

  • Hari Morfis, Head of Compliance, Wealth Management at UBS joins Contango Asset Management as General Counsel.
  • Bruce Botting, EMEA General Counsel at Russell Investments joins Deutsche Bank as UK Head of Legal, Asset and Wealth Management.

Global Banking Groups

  • Nithi Laophulsuk, Thailand Head of Legal & Compliance at Standard Chartered joins Allen & Overy as Partner.
  • Geoffrey Mah, APAC Head of Legal at RBS joins DBS as Hong Kong Head of Legal.
  • Devinder Sandhu, Hong Kong Head of Wealth Legal at DBS joins EFG Private Banking as APAC Head of Legal.
  • Dan Williams, General Counsel for Corporate and Investment Banking at RBS leaves the organisation.
  • Andrew Williams, Global Counsel for Wealth Management at UBS joins Simmons & Simmons as Senior Consultant on a part time basis.
  • Chris Allen, Global Head of Regulatory Policy at Barclays joins Standard Chartered as General Counsel, Clients & Products.
  • Sandie Okoro, Global General Counsel, GSAM at HSBC AM joins World Bank as SVP, General

Retail Financial Services

  • Jelena McWilliams, Chief Counsel and Deputy Staff Director at US Senate Banking Committee joins Fifth Third Bank as Chief Legal Office and Corporate Secretary.
  • James Gallagher was appointed General Counsel of Manulife. He was previously the Interim General Counsel.
  • Winston Green, Managing Associate at Dentons, has been seconded to Sainsbury’s Bank, as Interim Head of Legal based in Edinburgh.
  • John Bennett, General Counsel at Bank of Ireland UK joins Santander UK as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Counsel, Legal and Regulatory.
  • Rehana Hasan, Group General Counsel at Towry joins Tilney Bestinvest Group as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary.
  • Ruwan De Soyza, General Counsel eCommerce at Worldpay becomes the Group General Counsel.


  • Rachael Hambrook, Interim Assistant Company Secretary at GSK joins Biffa as General Counsel.
  • Eric Nitcher, Americas General Counsel at BP becomes Global General Counsel for the firm.
  • David Kennedy, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel at Infosys has left the company.
  • Lindsay Beardsell, Group General Counsel at Supergroup plc joins Ladbrokes Coral as Group General Counsel.
  • Diane Brayton, Deputy General Counsel at New York Times becomes General Counsel, succeeding Kenneth Richieri.
  • Emma Jelley, Senior Legal Counsel, Head of UK & Ireland at Google joins Onfido as General Counsel.
  • Alex Latner, Partner at BLP joins Playtech as General Counsel.
  • Rupert Bondy, formerly General Counsel at BP joins Reckitt Benckiser as General Counsel.
  • Emma Campbell, Managing Counsel of Scotland and North at Balfour Beatty joins Scottish Water as Group Legal Counsel.
  • Lora Blum, Vice President of Corporate Legal at LinkedIn joins SurveyMonkey as General Counsel.
  • Xavier Mooyaart, Head of Legal, Regulatory & Corporate Compliance at Three steps down.

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