Eversheds elects partner Paul Smith as its chairman
Eversheds has elected Paul Smith, a partner and environmental lawyer and litigator at Eversheds, for a four-year term as chairman beginning on 1 May 2014.
Smith has defended a number of multinational companies over the years in relation to criminal investigations in the UK, Europe and North America.
He is a recognised expert on law firm partnering and convergence, pioneering the concept as client partner for DuPont more than 10 years ago.
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