Who’s switching jobs

Tom Welsh
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Alliance Trust Savings
The consumer finance division of Alliance Trust has appointed Patrick Mill as its new managing director. Mill has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, and has previously worked as sales director at Prudential and managing director of financial services at Bradford and Bingley.

Charles Clark has been appointed global knowledge and learning partner at the law firm. He replaces Michael Voisin. Clark is a capital markets partner, and joined the firm in 1980. He was most recently Linklaters’s UK knowledge and learning partner.

Rob Weston has been appointed head of the advisory firm’s UK restructuring services group. He joined Mazars as a partner in 2004. Weston has been practising for 25 years, and has held positions at Grant Thornton, Deloitte and Arthur Andersen.

Berenberg Bank
The European bank has appointed Robert Wood as its chief UK economist. He joins from the Bank of England, where he was most recently responsible for advising the Monetary Policy Committee on near-term growth prospects. Wood also previously served as the Bank’s Asia economist.

SNR Denton
Andy Lucas has been appointed as a partner in the legal practice’s technology, media and telecoms group. He was most recently at Field Fisher Waterhouse, where he was head of public sector.

Seymour Pierce
The investment bank has announced two appointments. Matthew Reali joins its sales trading desk from Unicredit. He has also held roles at Citigroup and SG Warburg. Clive Smith joins from Kleinwort Benson, where he ran its convertible bond sales effort. Smith has also held roles at Mitsubishi Securities.