The latest moves in wealth management in Europe, the UK and other selected international locations.
Trowers & Hamlins
UK law firm Trowers & Hamlins has appointed new partner Charisse Crawford
(Photo) to join its Private Wealth and Commercial Litigation teams in Exeter.
The Top 40 law firm said the appointment would strengthen its private wealth and commercial litigation team. Crawford will work closely with Helen Briant and the company’s private management team in Birmingham.
A qualified solicitor for 12 years, she will join Trowers of Stephens Scown. Crawford, who has featured regularly in both Chambers and the Legal 500 in recent years, has been noted as a “tremendous litigator who works incredibly hard and is incredibly thorough.” She was named Lawyer of the Week in
The temperature in 2020.
The company said Crawford will bring his knowledge and experience to the team and play a key role in its growth and development.
Crawford specializes in private estate litigation and contentious asset protection matters, including trust litigation, removal of trustees, removal of executors, financial abuse claims, protective court work, litigation issues of sub-presidency and attorney, claims between unmarried partners and the preparation of cohabitation agreements, claims against estates, including claims of testamentary validity, doctrine of property estoppel, claims under the Inheritance (Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and other estate matters, including claims under the Forfeiture Act, and dealing with disputed estates outside the property of the jurisdiction.
BNP Paribas Asset Management appoints Roger Miners Head of Distribution for Europe, effective immediately.
Miners, who is based in London, will report to Steven Billiet, head of the global client group and member of the organization’s executive committee. He will retain his current role as UK CEO, which he has held since July 2020. Paul Van Eynde, who will succeed Miners as Global Marketing Director, will join BNPP AM before the end of February and report to Billiet. . Van Eynde will also be based in London.
Miners joined BNPP AM as Global CMO in 2017 and was appointed UK CEO in 2020.
IQ-EQ, the international investor services group, has appointed Steve Innes as Head of Irish Fund Accounting, furthering its expansion into the Irish market.
Innes has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining IQ-EQ, Innes was Director of Regulated Funds for a leading global fund management firm.
The company recently appointed Edin Chan as Chief Commercial Officer for the UK and Ireland. It was granted permission to administer funds in Ireland in March 2021. IQ-EQ, which has a large fund team based in Belfast, has previously said Ireland was key to becoming “geographically agnostic” for the provision of services. Ireland is already popular with US fund managers who use the Irish Connective Asset Management Vehicle, or ICAV, as part of US tax planning for clients. The Irish footprint also enables IQ-EQ to serve the post-Brexit European Union fund market.
Allard Bailey family law
London-based Allard Bailey Family Law has appointed Siobhan Lomasney as a partner in its family law team. Lomasney has acted for high net worth and high profile individuals, their families and partners. She was recognized in Legal 500 for her “excellent client engagement”.
Lomasney’s expertise includes divorce and dissolution of civil partnerships, marital financial claims, complex children’s rights issues and disputes between unmarried couples. She joined the law firm Fletcher Day in January 2020.
Allard Bailey Family Law was founded in 2016.