City Moves for 12 September 2013 | Who’s switching jobs

 
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Davenport Lyons
The law firm has announced the appointment of Colin Sawdy as a partner in its intellectual property team. Sawdy specialises in trademarks, design and copyright. He was most recently at Edwards Wildman Palmer, where he was an associate. Prior to that, he was a solicitor at Field Fisher Waterhouse.

Deloitte Real Estate
The real estate business has recruited Julian Stocks as a senior partner specialising in strategic property advisory. Stocks has over 25 years’ experience in the UK real estate market. He joins from Tishman Speyer, where he was managing director of its UK business.

MetLife
Steven Young has joined the insurance company as e-commerce manager. Young was previously at Friends Life, where he was e-business manager responsible for the development of its individual business extranet services.

deVere Group
The financial advisory firm has hired Tom Elliott as international investment strategist. Elliott joins from JP Morgan Asset Management, where he held various investment strategy roles.

Speechly Bircham
James Meakin has been appointed partner in the corporate tax team at the City law firm. He was most recently at Taylor Wessing, and will specialise in domestic and cross-border transactions, banking and finance, and real estate taxation.

Ashby Capital
The real estate investment advisory company has announced the appointment of Tom Hill as in-house legal counsel. Hill was previously at Berwin Leighton Paisner, where he was corporate associate working in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he worked at Slaughter and May.