Bond Pearce growth necessitates new chief

Bristol’s Bond Pearce has appointed banking and restructuring partner Victor Tettmar as managing partner following the decision by Simon Richardson to step down after seven years in the post. Tettmar, who has spent his entire career with the firm, has been a board member at Bond Pearce and was previously vice-president of the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association. The change will take effect from 1 February next year. Richardson said he was stepping down as the firm continued to expand. He will become head of employment and will play a lead role in helping the firm manage major client relationships. First revealed on 13 October