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The law firm has appointed Ed Coulson (pictured) as partner in its London office. He joins from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), where he worked on complex competition and commercial litigation. His appointment follows that of James Henson, who joined in January from BLP, and Shirley Clarke, who recently joined Hausfeld’s financial services litigation practice in London. She previously held roles at Slaughter & May and Clyde & Co.

Axa Investment Managers

Monique Diaz has been appointed global head of compliance at the investment management firm. She has 25 years’ legal and compliance experience, and joined the Axa Group in 1989. Diaz was most recently head of compliance for Axa Investment Managers in France.

Alvarez & Marsal

The professional services firm has appointed Age Lindenbergh as managing director and leader of its financial services transactions team in Europe. He was previously a senior transactions and restructuring partner at KPMG in Amsterdam.

Northland Capital Partners

The London-based investment bank has announced the appointment of Mark Treharne to its corporate broking team. He joins from Daniel Stewart & Co, where he worked for over three years.


The broker has announced the appointment of Christian Hobart as sales director. He most recently worked at Cenkos Securities, where he was a founding partner of its UK growth companies team. Hobart has over 25 years’ experience in the industry, and has previously held senior roles at Beeson Gregory and Evolution Group.

Plurimi Wealth

Sarah Woolfenden has been appointed head of wealth management at the wealth management firm. She previously managed the Middle East private banking team at Standard Chartered. Woolfenden has also held senior roles at UBS Wealth Management.

McHale and Co

The law firm has announced the appointment of Nadya Smirnova Leandro as international client liaison specialist, working with its London-based Russian clients and their property interests. She is a former Russian Embassy attache, and is able to speak seven languages.

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