Travers Smith Senior Partner Challenger Latest To Leave Firm admin | January 7, 2021 | UK News | No Comments A Travers Smith partner who ran to become leader of the firm has become the latest exit to join another outfit. Tom Purton, who headed up the firm’s commercial, IP and technology department for 10 years until 2018, has joined RPC as a partner after 23 years at Travers Smith, according to his LinkedIn profile He was one of three partners in the running for the role of senior partner during Travers’ 2018 election period, with tax partner Kathleen Russ winning the race. In December, private equity leader Paul Dolman left Travers to join Latham & Watkins’s London office, in a move that shocked the U.K. legal market. It is the first significant hire for RPC in some time. The firm brought on a DWF restructuring team into its London base in January last year. RPC and Travers Smith did not respond to requests for comment. With reporting from Simon Lock. Read More “It’s A Big Win For Latham”: What Does Paul Dolman’s Hire Mean For His New Firm? Travers Smith Hands Lawyers Pay Increases, But Holds Staff Rates Source link Related Posts Gateley Latest UK Law Firm To Cut Roles Amid Agile Working Shift No Comments | Jan 13, 2021 Why England is an international hub for dispute resolution | Feature No Comments | Jan 20, 2022 Ukraine: US troops on high alert over stand-off No Comments | Jan 24, 2022 Legal basis for processing personal information | Feature No Comments | Jan 16, 2023 About The Author NIR News-UK Add a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.