Pinsents partner up on murder charge

A senior Pinsent Masons banking and finance partner has been charged with murdering his wife.


A senior Pinsent Masons banking and finance partner has been charged with murdering his wife.

Chris Lumsden was remanded in custody by Trafford Magistrates’ Court last week. He was arrested last week after his wife Alison Lumsden was found dead with stab wounds.

A spokesperson for Pinsents expressed concern for Lumsden’s family, but declined to comment further.

Lumsden, who joined Pinsents in 2002, helped the firm to launch its Manchester office. His clients include NM Rothschild & Sons and the Bank of Scotland.