Bakers managing partner to focus on profit

Baker & McKenzie London managing partner Gary Senior has been reelected for a third term. ­Corporate lawyer Senior first took on the managing partner role in 2003 and is nearing the end of his second three-year term. His third term will begin in September. Going into his second term in 2007 Senior said growth in London was to be a priority, but the firm was hit, like its competitors, by the global recession. Senior said his ­priority for his third term would be to increase ­profitability ­”significantly” and to grow in transactional practices.

First reported on 19 May