Deacons appoints first female senior partner

Deacons has appointed the firm’s property head Lilian Chiang as the firm’s first ever female senior partner.

Chiang is replacing Mark Roberts who is retiring from the firm after a total of 27 years, including six as managing partner and the last four as senior partner.

Her appointment will take effect from 1 July for an indefinite period. She will also continue to lead Deacons’ property department.