Bruce Cussen has taken to the top job, after being promoted from special counsel.
Mr Cussen joined the firm in 2015. Before then, he was employed as a partner at Holman Webb for six years and Henry Davis York for seven years.
He brings to his new role a wealth of experience in insurance law, litigation and dispute resolution.
According to a statement released by William Roberts, Mr Cussen’s promotion recognises his skills, hard work and dedication to clients and the firm.
“The path to becoming a principal at our firm requires dedication to the law, perseverance and extensive engagement with our clients,” said William Roberts chairman Robert Ishak.
“Bruce is a thoughtful lawyer and a man of great integrity, I look forward to serving with him.”
Mr Ishak added that Ms Cussen’s promotion reflects the firm’s commitment to developing talent and continued growth in the insurance market.