Ashurst to Ashurst

Law firm partnership elections are often docile affairs; just look at Mishcon, which recently re-elected Kevin Gold with no other candidates standing. The ousting of Charlie Geffen in the top slot at Ashurst will come as a shock to many: the new chairman is litigator Ben Tidswell.

Tidswell beats Geffen to new chairman role at Ashurst

Profile: Charlie Geffen, Ashurst senior partner

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