Osborne Clarke has revamped it management line up with the promotion of David Powell and Greg Leyshon to lead its Bristol and Thames Valley offices respectively.
Property partner Powell will replace Mark Womersley as head of Bristol while corporate partner Leyshorn replaces banking partner Hugh Jones in the Thames Valley role.
Both Jones and Wolmersley, who have been location head for two consecutive three-year terms, remain partners in their practice areas.
Managing partner Simon Beswick said: “Location heads play a vital role in the firm in terms of ensuring that our offices maintain a high profile and that the offices are vibrant and interesting places to work.”
The appointments will take effect from 1 May.