Dibbs' Smith lands new role with building soc

Dibb Lupton Alsop partner Robin Smith, who stood down as senior partner earlier this year, has become a non-executive director at the Leeds & Holbeck building society.

He returned to his native Leeds from London after resigning as senior partner.

Smith, 55, has been with the firm that is now Dibb Lupton Alsop for 34 years since 1964 and has seen it grow from a total staff of 20 to 1,800. He was managing partner for nine years and senior partner for four.

He was also a Law Society council member for nine years between 1982 and 1991.