Conyers has named Paul Naylor as Chief Operating Officer. Paul will assume the role on 1 April, succeeding Stephen DeSilva who is set to retire on 31 March, after more than 25 years with the firm.

Paul has extensive experience in operational roles. Prior to joining Conyers, he worked at Linklaters for over 10 years, most recently as Business Manager for its global Dispute Resolution division and COO for its India practice.