Law firm Maples and Calder has appointed Heidi de Vries as the Managing Partner of its London office. De Vries will succeed Paul Govier in December who is retiring from the firm.
With immediate effect, de Vries will assume the position of Joint Managing Partner, working alongside Govier and will take on the role of sole Managing Partner from 1 December 2019.
De Vries joined the firm in 2012 and specialises in the structuring, formation, ongoing maintenance and restructuring of hedge funds and private equity funds.
Joining Heidi in a leadership capacity, Harjit Kaur has been appointed as head of the Funds & Investment Management practice in London.
De Vries said: "I am delighted to have been elected as Managing Partner of our law firm in London. It is a privilege to have the opportunity to lead the London team and I hope to build on Paul's leadership, steering the law firm steadily into the next decade. London, along with other European cities is facing into a period of uncertainty, we will continue to provide a seamless service to our clients who are operating in this changing and challenging environment."
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