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Firm reinvents MP position in governance overhaul

Firm reinvents MP position in governance overhaul

Queensland's largest law firm has announced the establishment of the role of managing partner as part of a new governance structure.

QUEENSLAND’S largest law firm, McCullough Robertson, has announced the establishment of the role of managing partner as part of a new governance structure.

While continuing to practise as a leading litigation lawyer, Guy Humble will now also become managing partner, which will see him assume direct partner management responsibilities.

The firm’s chairman of partners, Brett Heading, said the restructure ensured McCullough Robertson maintained its culture of entrepreneurship and proprietorship amid an increasingly competitive legal economy.

“This is a new structure for McCullough Robertson to meet the needs of our growing client base,” Heading said.

Heading said Humble’s assuming direct partner management responsibilities will allow him to concentrate on the firm’s strategic direction and spend more time on client interaction.

Humble came from humble beginnings at the firm, starting out in 1978 when he did his articles.

Heading, meanwhile, said the new managing partner will work closely with CEO David Goener, who continues to have responsibility for the firm’s day-to-day management.

The new structure will be effective immediately.



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