Hospitality industry publications Boutique Hotel News and Serviced Apartment News highlighted the recent addition of Diane Scott as a senior hotels consultant to Katten's team in London. In her new role, she will leverage her industry knowledge and connections working with the firm's Hospitality group in a specially created role to develop new business opportunities. Diane previously worked for Lloyds Bank, where she held various senior roles for more than 40 years, most recently as a senior hotels business development director jointly running the hotels team at the bank. "Diane's profile, sector knowledge and connections in the hotel industry are second-to-none," said Peter Sugden, managing partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP. "She has the respect of senior figures in the sector and can speak to them on Katten's behalf with real authority." Diane added that she is very excited to join Katten. "Their hotels team is gaining serious attention and respect in the industry," she said. "There is a great platform in London and worldwide for me to work with the team to make a real difference for our hospitality clients going forward." ("Diane Scott Joins Katten's Hospitality Team," January 13, 2017)