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Travers Smith re-appoints David Patient as Managing Partner


Travers Smith LLP has announced today the re-appointment of David Patient as the firm’s Managing Partner for a second, three year term, with effect from 1 July 2018.

David trained at Travers Smith and became a partner in 1999. He established the firm's Paris office in the same year and, after several years of splitting his time between London and Paris, was appointed Managing Partner in January 2015.

Travers Smith’s Senior Partner Chris Hale said:

“Over the last three years David's leadership, commitment, ideas and contribution have placed the firm in a strong and enviable position in the legal market. We now have a solid platform for the future growth and success of the firm and I look forward to working with David on a range of management and strategic matters in 2018 and beyond."

Commenting on his re-appointment David Patient said:

"It is a great privilege to be Travers Smith's Managing Partner. I have spent my whole career at the firm and, over the next three and a bit years, will ensure we maintain the winning formula that makes it so special for both our clients and our people."

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