Global law firm Baker McKenzie has appointed London-based disputes partner Jonathan Peddie to the role of global chair of financial institutions.
Mr Peddie joined Baker McKenzie's dispute resolution team from Barclays in 2015, where his most recent roles included global head of financial crime legal and managing director of litigation, investigations and enforcement.
Since his return to private practice, Mr Peddie advises clients, primarily in the banking and financial services sector, in relation to corporate investigations, regulatory enforcement, financial crime, and civil and criminal litigation.
In addition to his global leadership role and local dispute resolution practice, Mr Peddie will also be helping to manage the firm's London financial services regulatory practice.
Baker McKenzie's financial institutions industry group covers the full range of corporate legal services, including tax structuring, M&A and joint ventures, intellectual property protection, IT, outsourcing, real estate portfolio management, employment, compensation schemes and pensions, regulatory enforcement, compliance, investigations, financial crime, competition and dispute resolution.
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