Legal firm Shoosmiths has announced a replacement for current chairman Andrew Tubbs, who is due to step down next year.
Peter Duff, currently head of Shoosmiths’ commercial practise group, is to become chairman from 1 May 2015. Duff joined the firm in 2004, and will be succeeded by Stuart Little in the commercial practise group.
In 2009 Smoosmiths won the Leasing Life award for ‘UK Law Firm Asset Finance Provider of the Year,’ while Melanie Chell, a partner at the firm, was voted into Motor Finance’s 2013 Power 50 list. The firm regularly contributes to both magazines.