City & Corporate: The Week in the City

PowerscourT has appointed Jon Earl to lead the financial services team. Earl joins from FD where he was MD for FD Gulf. Powerscourt advises high-profile firms including Prudential and Bank of Ireland.

Flybe is using retained financial PR adviser College Hill to support comms around its forthcoming London listing.

Bross Bennett, one of the largest niche family law practices in London, has called in Redleaf Communications as corporate PR adviser.

Bross Bennett specialises in services to couples going through divorce or separation.

Hume Brophy has promoted Maria Cryan to associate partner and head of the firm's Irish operation, based in Dublin. Cryan joined Hume Brophy as a senior account director in January 2010, and has managed the day-to-day operation of the firm's Irish business since May.

Citigroup has hired Edwina Frawley-Gangahar from BNP Paribas as a senior vicepresident handling comms for investment banking and capital markets.

KPMG Europe LLP has recruited Terry Corby as its first chief marketing and comms officer. Corby joins from Accenture in the newly created role.

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