Morgan Stanley hires Freshfields corporate star as UK investment banking chair

Former corporate practice head and ex-London office head to join the investment bank in October this year

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Morgan Stanley has hired leading Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer corporate partner Mark Rawlinson to head its UK investment banking arm.

Rawlinson, who led the magic circle firm’s corporate practice from 2008 to 2011, will also hold the title of managing director and report to global investment banking co-head Franck Petitgas when he starts at the bank in October.

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