City Moves for 07 July 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

 
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Debevoise & Plimpton
Patrick Taylor has been appointed international counsel in the law firm’s arbitration practice. He joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s international arbitration group. Taylor specialises in commercial and investment treaty arbitration.
Coutts
Sacheen Patel has been appointed director, client solutions UK at the private bank. He joins from RBS Markets & International Banking, where he led distribution of multi-asset structured products and funds to third-party investment managers and fund managers in the UK.
Interactive Investor
The execution-only stockbroker has appointed Alys Mathew as head of digital marketing. She joins from Betfair, where she was head of global online acquisition for its sports business. Mathew has also worked as head of mobile broadband customer propositions at Three.
Capital Group
Adam Harrison has been appointed business development manager at the investment management firm. He joins from Standard Life Investments, where he was an investment director within the global financial institutions team. Harrison has also held roles at ABN Amro Asset Management.
Berenberg
The financial services firm has announced two appointments to its chief investment office. Markus Zipperer joins as head of institutional portfolio management. He previously worked at Credit Suisse, where he was most recently head of investment strategy. Thomas Lehr joins as deputy head of investment strategy international. He was previously an investment strategist at Credit Suisse, focusing on market technicals.
Dechert
The law firm has announced a partner hire to its London office. Eleni Skordaki joins the financial and real estate practice. She is a member of the Investment Property Forum and the Loan Market Association, and focuses on advising financial institutions on real estate financings and restructurings.
Towry
The wealth advice firm has appointed Julie Lord as senior client partner. She is a past president of the Institute of Financial Planning.
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