Dhruv Chhatralia joins DWF as a partner in the corporate services team, and specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions in the Financial Services and Technology, Media and Telecommunications sectors. He was previously with Bird and Bird and is the latest arrival to the growing corporate practice in London.
Liz Ramsaran has joined the employment and pensions team as partner having worked in some of the City's leading pensions practices, most recently having spent the last five years at PwC where she established its national pensions Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) business and advised on market leading pensions risk transfer work. Liz has extensive experience advising trustees, corporate sponsors and providers on all aspects of pensions and will bolster DWF's growing pensions de-risking and deals practice.
Michael Gwilliam and Jo Pizzala both join DWF from Plexus as partners in the insurance team. Michael's experience spans more than 25 years and he is recognised for his expertise in defending multi-party and group actions including within the travel and tourism sector. Jo has over 30 years' legal experience and specialises in personal injury, catastrophic loss and motor.
Jonathan Moss, office managing partner for DWF in London said: "We are delighted to welcome our new partners to the team in London, enhancing our Corporate, Insurance and Employment and Pensions offerings.
"As well as our latest partner hires, the London team has been boosted by the arrival of a number of other key senior arrivals this month and in line with supporting the next generation of legal talent, we are also proud to welcome eight newly-qualified solicitors."