Wright swaps Pitmans for Penningtons

Thames Valley firm Pitmans has parted company with salaried commercial partner Rupert Wright, who is now working at Penningtons in Newbury. Wright's departure follows the loss, this year, of four other partners – three in the intellectual property department. The firm is also losing Wendy Lefkin an assistant in the IP section who is joining Field Fisher Waterhouse in London.