LG’s new chief settles in

LG managing partner Penny Francis officially took up her new role of senior partner at the firm on Friday 1 February.


•LG managing partner Penny Francis officially took up her new role of senior partner at the firm on Friday 1 February.

Francis, who succeeds Bill Richards, has had her old post filled by the firm’s business and finance group head Hugh Maule (www.thelawyer.com, 15 November 2007).

Both Francis and Maule said they believe their time in office together promises to be an exciting period for the firm.

Richards takes on the role of head of risk management.