In London, Fiona Bantock has been promoted from senior
associate to corporate (tax) counsel. In New York, Michael
Applebaum has become a corporate (tax) counsel.
Cambridge-educated Bantock, who speaks Spanish and French,
works in direct and indirect tax structuring and M&A. She
has previously worked for LDC (the private equity arm of Lloyds
Banking Group) and the European Fund and Asset Management
Applebaum has previously worked for firms including Milbank,
Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Sullivan & Cromwell and KPMG,
as well as spending 17 months at the Carlyle Group, a global
alternative asset manager.