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Sir Hayden Phillips will succeed Sir Thomas Legg QC as Permanent Secretary at the Lord Chancellor's Department and as Clerk to the Crown in Chancery on 10 April. Phillips, the first non-lawyer to head the department, is currently Permanent Secretary at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Legg retires after 35 years at the LCD, which is to take on 40 extra staff at a cost of £2.5m to boost its policy team.