Slaughters revamps partnership board and names two new practice heads

Slaughter and May has named new heads of its financing and tax practice streams and appointed five new members to its partnership board.

Paul Stacey will take over from the retiring Andrew Balfour as head of the financing stream, while Sara Luder will replace Tony Beare in the tax stream.

Meanwhile, Stacey along with employment and pensions partner Charles Cameron, finance partner Andrew McClean, M&A partner Simon Nicholls, and corporate partner Jeff Twentyman will join the 11-member partnership board.

In addition to the new heads, Slaughters’ other practice stream chiefs have all been re-elected. These are: Philippe Chappatte (competition); Richard Clark (dispute resolution); Steve Cooke (M&A); Jonathan Fenn (pensions & employment); Ruth Fox (financial regulation); Ed Keeble (environment); Frances Murphy (corporate); Rob Sumroy (IP/IT); David Waterfield (commercial real estate).

All the new appointments are effective from 1 May.

The partnership board also features Clark, Cooke and Murphy, alongside practice partner Paul Olney , senior partner Chris Saul and executive partner Graham White.