The wealth adviser has appointed Gerald Corbett as a non-executive director, adding to his chairmanships of Britvic and and his non-executive directorship of Numis Securities. Corbett’s previous non-exec roles include Greencore Group, Burmah Castrol and MEPC; he is also a former chairman of SSL International and the Woolworth Group. During his executive career, Corbett was CEO of Railtrack and group finance director of Grand Metropolitan and Redland.

Stuart Amor will join the bank as head of EEMEA equity research in London on 18 July, to take responsibility for equity research activities in central and Eastern Europe. Amor joins from ING, where he was managing director and head of the equity research team.

Jones Lang LaSalle
Jake Egberts has been appointed as a senior vice president in the UK and northern Europe advisory team at Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels. Egberts joins from a London hotel advisory firm and has been on secondment to Lloyds Banking Group for the last 12 months.

SJ Berwin
The international law firm has strengthened its Finance and Energy and Infrastructure teams by hiring Rinku Bhadoria as a partner. Bhadoria joins the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure group from Clifford Chance, where she was a senior associate.

Towers Watson
The professional services firm has appointed Michael Murphy as a senior leader in its Risk Consulting and Software business. Murphy, former Aviva Europe SE managing director, will be based in Dublin.

Alvarez & Marsal
The professional services firm has appointed Hervé Gilg as a senior director, based in the London office. Prior to joining A&M, Gilg ran his own consulting business focused on developing and executing performance improvement strategies, working with clients such as Cadbury, WHSmith, BAA and EasyJet.

Chadbourne & Parke
The international law firm as hired Danny Heathwood as international counsel in the London office and Erin Callahan as multinational partner. Heathwood joins from Hunton & Williams and Callahan moves from the International Bar Association.

Unite Group
Nigel Hall, non-executive director of the student accommodation developer, has announced he will retire from the board at the company’s AGM in May 2012. Stuart Beevor has become senior independent director while the firm hunts for Beevor’s successor.