Wright Hassall managing partner steps down

Leamington Spa-based firm Wright Hassall’s managing partner of 18 years has stepped down from the role.

The firm has restructured Peter Beddoes’ former managing partner role into two separate positions and has held an uncontested election for the posts.

Wright Hassall’s former head of litigation Richad Lane has been appointed managing partner while property partner Nick Abell has been made senior partner.

Former managing partner Beddoes will continue as a partner at the firm on a three-day week.

Wright Hassall has 27 partners and around 200 staff in total.

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