Australian giant Minter Ellison has recruited the former managing partner of PA Consulting Group Guy Templeton to the post of chief executive.

Templeton will work alongside long serving chief executive Phil Clark until 1 July when he formally takes the reins.

At PA Consulting, Templeton was one of ten global managing partners as well as Australia country head.

Last year, Minter Ellison reported revenues of £169.5m, making it the 85th largest firm in the world by turnover.