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The Supreme Court
The UK’s final court of appeal for civil cases has announced that Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury will become Britain’s top judge from October when he takes up the role of president of the Supreme Court. Our story on Friday 13 July contained an incorrect photograph, for which
we apologise.

Norton Rose
The law firm has appointed Simon Lew as a shipping partner in its London banking practice. Lew has been a partner in Clifford Chance’s banking and finance practice for the past 16 years, and has headed its ship finance practice for the last five years. He specialises in structured finance, leasing and restructuring.

Towers Watson
Ross Howard has been appointed global leader for the professional services firm’s insurance and reinsurance brokerage business. He has over 35 years’ experience in the industry, and joined Towers Watson in 2002 after its acquisition of M Clayton & Co.

SNR Denton
The law firm has announced three senior hires into its banking and finance division. John Stansfield will join its Moscow office. Qasim Aslam joins the Dubai office. Jean-Norbert Pontier joins the firm’s Paris office.

Perella Weinberg Partners
Nick Johnston has been appointed managing director in the financial services firm’s London-based healthcare sector advisory group. He was most recently an executive director in JP Morgan’s healthcare investment banking division.

One Media
The music and visual rights acquisition firm has appointed Julian Wall as managing director of its One Media Publishing subsidiary. He is currently director of independent member services and international events at the BPI, the music industry’s trade federation.

The law firm has announced three new partner hires in its London office, effective September 2012. Peter Castellon joins from Citigroup, where he is currently deputy general counsel, banking and capital markets. Katherine Mulhern joins from Kaye Scholer and Roberto Bruno joins from Cravath Swaine & Moore.

Liberty Global
Nick Marchant has been appointed managing director and treasurer of the international cable company. He joins from JP Morgan. Marchant replaces Dennis Okhuijsen.