City Moves for 13 November 2014 | Who’s switching jobs

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Pinsent Masons

The law firm has announced the appointment of Meriam Alrashid as an international arbitration partner in its global construction practice in London. A fluent Arabic speaker, she joins from Crowell & Moring and has particular experience in the Middle East and North Africa.

Hermes Investment Management

Vincent Nobel has been appointed head of real estate debt and manager of the Hermes Real Estate Senior Debt fund at the asset management firm. He joins from M&G Investments, where he was a senior member of its senior real estate debt team. Nobel has also held roles at Barclays.

Baringa Partners

Adrian Bettridge has been appointed managing partner at the management consultancy. He was most recently senior partner leading the financial services practice at Baringa Partners.

JC Rathbone Associates

Jonathan Lye has been appointed director at the financial risk management consultancy. He joins from Chatham Financial, where he was a capital markets consultant, focused on interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives and hedging. Lye has also held senior roles at JP Morgan.

Puma Investments

The tax-efficient investment solutions provider has appointed Kimberly Martin as an investment manager. She joins from Maven Capital Partners, where she sourced and evaluated venture capital trust deals.

Cushman & Wakefield

Simon Hill has been appointed associate in the commercial property and real estate consultancy’s central London retail team. He joins from BNP Paribas Real Estate, and has also held positions at Capital Retail.

Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance

James Bingham has been appointed regional sales director at the bank, a subsidiary of Arbuthnot Banking Group. He has more than 12 years’ experience in commercial finance, and has previously held roles at Metro Bank and Aldermore.

Harbottle & Lewis

The law firm has appointed Gary Ashford as a partner in its tax and private client practice. He joins from Kinetic Partners, and has also held positions at HMRC, EY, Grant Thornton and RSM Tenon.

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