BANKING specialist John Hughes has been appointed as the new president of Birmingham Law Society.  Mr Hughes, a consultant at Shakespeares Martineau, is the society’s 121st president and succeeds Mushtaq Khan. A Liverpudlian by birth, he has been practising as a…

Sidley Austin is upping its game in the City by announcing it will increase the salary of all its London associates to at least £100,000. The firm is also making plans to launch a new office in Germany to service…