New recruit to SJ Berwin

SJ Berwin has appointed Maurice Murphy as a senior lawyer to act as a focal point for its IT and telecoms practice. Murphy is a commercial lawyer, presently with the Equant Group, with broad experience in the telecommunications and communications technology sectors, including significant exposure to corporate transactions and regulatory matters. He will be charged with strengthening the IT and telecoms business for the firm.

Murphy has spent his whole career in the industry, in leading telecommunications organisations including National Grid, Energis, Mercury Communications, Bell Cable Media and most recently the Equant Group where he was chief counsel western Europe.