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Harneys hires Burrows, plans expansion

New appointment: Aaron Burrows, the new financial controller at international law firm Harneys

International law firm Harneys has hired Bermudian Aaron Burrows as its new financial controller.

And the Hamilton-based law firm said it would be taking on more people in the near future.

Mr Burrows, who will also perform the business development manager’s role at the firm, joined Harneys as part of its expansion plans from professional services firm KPMG.

Sarah-Jane Hurrion, managing partner at Harneys, said: “Aaron has over ten years’ experience focused on financial services and we are pleased to welcome him to Harneys as we continue to grow and broaden our team.”

Mr Burrows spent nearly 12 years with KPMG, including a four-year stint in the company’s London office, where he focused on financial services restructuring, including insurance and funds restructuring and the UK’s first special administration under the country’s special administration scheme, which governs failed financial institutions.

Mr Burrows has worked in both audit and advisory roles with KPMG and has experience of working in the areas of financial services, retail, real estate and public sectors.

He was also seconded to the Bermuda Hospitals Board to work on the redevelopment of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Bermuda first public private partnership venture.

A spokeswoman for Harneys said: “In Bermuda, Harneys continues to increase its profile and recently joined the Bermuda Stock Exchange as a listing sponsor.

“The firm plans to announce further growth in Bermuda in the coming weeks and months.”