Pinsent Masons and McGrigors announce new management structure

10 Feb 2012 | 10:12 am |

International law firm Pinsent Masons and national law firm McGrigors have announced details of how the new business will be governed following the merger of the two firms on 1 May 2012.

The Board will decide on the major strategic and policy-making decisions of the new business, and consist of:

• Chris Mullen, Senior Partner
• David Ryan, Managing Partner
• Steve Hancock, Finance Director
• Richard Masters, Head of Client Operations (formerly Managing Partner, McGrigors)
• Alastair Morrison, Head of Client Strategy

Executive Board

The firm will also have a non-exec board consisting of two partners each from McGrigors and Pinsent Masons.  Kirk Murdoch, Senior Partner at McGrigors will take one of those roles. 

Chris Mullen, Senior Partner at Pinsent Masons said, "The new board structure gives us a strong and highly experienced management team to lead the growth of our business in the coming years."

Richard Masters, current Managing Partner of McGrigors said, "I am pleased to be taking on the role of Head of Client Operations in the combined business. Our clients often speak to us about providing our services in new and different ways, and in this role I will be responsible for innovation in the way the combined business delivers services to clients both in terms of operational efficiency and pricing strategies. The composition of the Board shows that clients will continue to be at the heart of the new firm."

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