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It wasn’t so long ago that law firm risk teams fought an endless, fruitless battle to get partners and senior management to pay much attention. Traditionally, compliance has been anathema to senior lawyers, who see the box-ticking hordes from their risk teams as an expensive encumbrance to client work. Well, it is pretty boring… until, of course, it isn’t.
DAC Beachcroft has announced the appointment of a five-strong professional indemnity (PI) team from Morgan Cole to its Newport office.
The team, led by partner Clare Hughes-Williams, comprises one associate and three solicitors who will work as part of the professional and commercial risk practice from 1 May.
Old money still resides in the US and Europe, but private wealth growth has exploded in China and India. Wealth management teams at some UK law firms are matching the needs of a new wave of global clients by offering high-end, commercial advice on an increasingly global platform