Boyds appoints managing director

Boyds has become the first Scottish firm to appoint a managing director. Martin Street (right), who has taken up the post, will be responsible for the business strategy of the firm. Street is a non-lawyer with a background in marketing. He will have a decision-making role above that of the partnership, unlike most chief executive officers and managing partners in law firms. First revealed on www.thelawyer. com/lawyernews 21 August