Devonshires in management shake-up

City firm Devonshires has appointed corporate and finance head Andrew Cowan as chief executive in a shake-up of its management structure. Cowan’s new role will be to build on client relationships and represent Devonshires throughout the housing sector.

In addition to Cowan’s new post, senior partner and property chief Allan Hudson is stepping down from the property role. Julie Bradley will succeed him as property head.