Sedgwick, Detert, Moran and Arnold

Sedgwick, Detert, Moran and Arnold
Mark Chudleigh has become a partner in the multi-national partnership of law firm Sedgwick, Detert Moran & Arnold.

His practice will focus on insurance and reinsurance including claims and coverage issues arising in connection to professional indemnity and directors and officers liability policies.

He has litigation experience in both the high court and commercial arbitration proceedings. Appointed to the Bar of England and Wales in 1990, he has since been admitted to the Law Society of England and Wales and the Bars of Bermuda and California.

Adam Barker, managing partner of Sedgwick's London office, said: "Since joining last January, Mark has proved to be an extremely valuable addition to our office."

Tim Slow has been appointed a partner at Gosschalks Solicitors where he will specialise in medical negligence work.

Slow has worked in law since he was 16 and recently became Hull's only representative on the Action for Victims of Medical Accidents referral panel.

Goodman Derrick
Annabel Crumley has joined Goodman Derrick as a partner in the litigation department.

She joins from Rosling King and has expertise in professional negligence, insurance and health and safety matters. She has been involved in a number of high-profile cases for major banks, building societies and their insurers.

Barlow Lyde & Gilbert
Stephen Browning has become a partner at City law firm Barlow Lyde & Gilbert in its corporate and finance department.

John Longdon, partner and head of the corporate and finance division commented: "Stephen will be a real asset to the firm. He has first-class experience and will provide us with increased depth and focus in this area. We believe he will make a significant contribution to the continuing development of the practice."

Vizards Staples & Bannisters
Gordon Walker has become a partner at law firm Vizards Staples & Bannisters.

Head of the City office Robert Harrison commented: "The arrival of Gordon continues the strategy of strengthening our teams in depth. His skills and contacts within the London Market are part of the strategic plan of the practice to enhance the services we can offer to clients."