THE law firm Sintons has appointed Christopher Welch as new managing partner

Mr Welch takes up the position after 17 years with the firm, during which time he has become an esteemed corporate lawyer, acting for an array of leading businesses both locally and nationally.

A corporate partner in Sintons, Mr Welch has more for some time been a part of the firm’s senior management team and has played a central role in major projects to help shape the future of the firm, including its recent rebrand.

During his 30-year career, he has acted for some of the most recognisable names in UK business. He will combine his role as managing partner with client work ensuring that he is still able to meet the needs of his loyal and longstanding client base.

Mr Welch takes over from Mark Quigley, who became Sintons’ first managing partner in 2017.

During his fixed three-years term in in post, Mr Quigley has overseen significant growth in all areas of the Sintons’ business, with major new client wins and significant recruitment of leading lawyers underpinning the firm’s progress.

Mr Welch said: “I am very pleased to be appointed to the role of managing partner and look forward to the meeting the challenges ahead. We have a hugely capable team.”