Former tennis professional Richard Santy joins Mills & Reeve as partner

Mills & Reeve has appointed Richard Santy, the former head of employment at Shoosmiths in Birmingham, as a partner.

Santy will focus on developing the firm’s commercial employment offering from the Birmingham office, working closely with the corporate team.

He is ranked as a leading individual in legal directory Chambers UK and is described as being ‘commercial and pragmatic’ with a ‘can-do attitude’.

Before becoming a lawyer, Santy was a professional tennis player.