LONDON (24 July, 2017) – Reed Smith announced today that leading litigator Jane Howard has joined the firm’s commercial disputes group. Howard was previously a partner at Gowling WLG, where she specialised in handling disputes for the larger accountancy firms.

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“Jane’s hire is a great coup for the firm and her experience in professional negligence and regulatory/investigations complements our team’s experience well” said Peter Hardy, chair of the commercial disputes EME group. “In addition, she brings a deep understanding of the accountancy sector which will further enhance our current offering.”

Howard has more than 20 years’ experience as a litigator and is particularly well known for her work for the larger accountancy firms and international networks. She looks after a full spectrum of their legal needs including defending claims and handling regulatory/disciplinary matters. Many of her matters have an international or multijurisdictional dimension.