Finers relaunches senior partner role

Finers Stephens Innocent has reintroduced its senior partner role following a major strategy review. Property partner Melvyn Orton has been appointed to the three-year post, in which he will be responsible for determining the firm’s strategy and partner appraisals. Orton stood down as the firm’s head of property at the end of September. The firm’s previous senior partner Peter Jay resigned in 2002.