White & Case appoints new London head as Brettle steps down after a decade at the helm

London capital markets partner Melissa Butler appointed to replace Oliver Brettle

White & Case London executive partner Oliver Brettle has stepped down from his role with immediate effect, after a decade leading the US firm’s City office.

London capital markets partner Melissa Butler has been appointed to replace him as London head, taking up the new post yesterday (8 May). Butler, who joined the firm in 2006 and made partner in 2012, also leads the firm’s Africa interest group.

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