City Moves for 23 September 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

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Baker & McKenzie
Gillian Coyle has been appointed London HR director at the law firm. She joined in 2010 as the head of the HR business partner team, and previously spent 12 years at Deloitte. Coyle will also serve on Baker & McKenzie’s London Management Committee.

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Astrid Manroth has been appointed managing director and head of environment and social capital within the investment firm’s sustainable investments platform of alternatives and real assets in Europe. She joins from the World Bank, and has also held senior roles at JP Morgan in London.

Brooks Macdonald Asset Management
Keith Scott has been appointed business development manager at the asset management firm. He joins from Blackfinch Investments, where he was business development manager. Scott has also held roles at Investec Wealth & Investment.

Pinsent Masons
Georgie Messent has been appointed environment partner in the law firm’s London office. She joins from Bond Dickinson, where she has been both a partner and solicitor advocate. Messent specialises in contentious and non-contentious environmental advice, and has advised companies in the chemicals, manufacturing, oil and gas, real estate, water, and waste industries.

Turner & Townsend
The programme management and construction consultancy has announced the appointment of Jonathan Key as director of life sciences. He has previously held senior roles at Downer EDI and Transfield Services.

LJ Group
The multi-family office group has announced the appointment of Marc Farror as head of trust and fiduciary. He was previously a director heading up the trust and fiduciary team for JTC Guernsey. Farror will be based in LJ Group’s Mayfair office.

Duane Morris
The law firm has announced the appointment of Saionton Basu as partner in its corporate practice group. Based in London, he joins from Penningtons Manches, where he was co-head of its India practice. Basu has also served as law clerk to the chief justice of India.

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