Slaughter and May elects practice heads and promotes five to partnership board
Slaughter and May has elected new heads for its financing and tax practices. Paul Stacey takes over the role as head of the financing practice, replacing outgoing head Andrew Balfour, while Sara Luder replaces Tony Beare as head of the tax practice.
The firm has re-elected all of the other practice heads: Philippe Chappatte (competition); Richard Clark (dispute resolution); Steve Cooke (M&A); Jonathan Fenn (pensions & employment); Ruth Fox (financial regulation); Ed Keeble (environment); Frances Murphy (corporate); Rob Sumroy (IP/IT); David Waterfield (commercial real estate).
Slaughters has also promoted five lawyers to its partnership board – appointing Paul Stacey along with employment and pensions partner Charles Cameron, finance partner Andrew McClean, M&A partner Simon Nicholls, and corporate partner Jeff Twentyman.