City Moves for 27 May 2015 | Who’s switching jobs

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The law firm has announced the appointment of Nathan Willmott as departmental managing partner of its litigation and dispute resolution team. He joined Berwin Leighton Paisner in 2007, and has led its commercial dispute resolution group since 2010.

Daniel Watney

David Graham has been appointed senior associate partner in the property consultancy’s planning team. He joins from Indigo Planning, where he was associate director focused on identifying development opportunities, and coordinating and submitting planning applications and appeals. Graham has also held positions at Knight Frank.

F&C Investments

The asset management firm, part of BMO Global Asset Management, has appointed Robert Elfström, Frank Steffen and Carolin Töpfer to its continental European distribution team. Elfström joins as director Nordic Region from Franklin Templeton Investments, where he was a sales director. Steffen joins as a senior sales director in the wholesale distribution team from BlackRock Investment Management, where he was a sales director. Töpfer as sales support.

SQW Group

The consultancy has announced the appointment of David Crichton-Miller as chief executive. He most recently worked at A4e, one of the main operators of the government’s employability and skills outsourcing contracts. Crichton-Miller has also formerly held roles at WYG and McKinsey & Company.


Steve Midgley has been appointed head of sales strategy and operations at the wealth management firm following the acquisition of Ashcourt Rowan. He joined Ashcourt Rowan in 2013 as managing director of its financial planning arm. Midgley has also held senior positions at National Australia Group, Clydesdale Bank, and Yorkshire Bank.

Fidelio Partners

The board development and executive search consultancy has announced the appointment of Jon Durrant as partner with responsibility for executive search and, specifically, its communications practice. He was most recently chief operating officer at MHP Communications and Capital MSL.

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