Irwin Mitchell senior partner Michael Napier has resigned from the Legal Services Board (LSB) after the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) reopened an investigation into him and the firm. Irwin Mitchell had failed in its attempts to prevent satirical magazine Private Eye from publishing details of the complaint. The Ministry of Justice said last Thursday (28 May) that Napier would resign from the LSB while he concentrates on the SRA investigation.
TRAVERS Smith’s incoming managing partner Andrew Lilley has pledged to continue the corporate firm’s policy of riding out the recession. Despite being hit by the drop-off in transactional activity, Travers has not made significant cuts in response to the recession, with just five associates made redundant at the end of last year. Current managing partner Chris […]