Today's City Moves cover legal eagles and property. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
National law firm Weightmans has appointed Andrew Krausz as partner and aviation lead as the firm strengthens its commitment to the aviation industry and its insurers. An experienced aviation lawyer, Andrew joins Weightmans from Clyde & Co. His practice covers all aspects of aviation related liability work, as well as regulatory and broader contentious commercial advice. With a passion for aviation which extends beyond his legal practice, Andrew is a qualified and licensed private pilot and has been involved with the Royal Air Force for 27 years. He was commissioned into the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (Training) Branch in 1999. Andrew is recognised as a leading practitioner in the esteemed Who’s Who Legal and has worked both in house for Monarch Airlines and at aviation firm Beaumont and Son, before its merger with Clyde & Co in 2005.
Legal & General
Legal & General has appointed Ben Denton as managing director of Legal & General Affordable Homes, expanding its key leadership team to meet its ambition of becoming the leading private affordable housing provider in the UK. Ben has joined Legal & General from Sovereign Housing Association, the sixth largest housing association in the UK. Prior to this, he held the position of group director of strategy and business development at house builder Keepmoat and executive director of growth, planning and housing at Westminster City Council. Ian Graham joins the board of Legal & General Affordable Homes as chairman with over 30 years of specialist experience as head of Trowers & Hamlin’s housing and regeneration division. Former CEO of Origin Housing, Karen Wilson, has also been appointed as a non-executive director of Legal & General Affordable Homes. She has extensive experience in the development of affordable housing, asset and tenancy management, the provision of care for vulnerable people and in and risk management.
Title insurance and property risk solutions provider Titlesolv has signalled further growth in its client offering with the addition of Keith Rawlinson as an underwriting director. Keith joins Titlesolv from Dickson Minto WS where he was a senior associate in the firm’s commercial property department, based in Edinburgh. With expertise in all areas of Scottish commercial property, he possesses a strong understanding of acting for high-profile clients in investment, development and asset management transactions, together with both corporate and banking support. As a result of this broad experience, Keith has also developed substantial knowledge of working on all sides of property transactions.
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