CC seals hire of BLP contentious tax head as senior exits continue


Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) contentious tax head Liesl Fichardt is leaving to join Clifford Chance (CC) in the latest senior departure from the firm.

Fichardt, who has been at BLP since 2008, is understood to be negotiating her exit from the firm, which has seen a number of partners leave in recent weeks.