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Barristers chambers appoints public sector commercial lawyer as its new chairman

Parklane Plowden Chambers has appointed David Kilduff, previously the head of the Commercial Group at Walker Morris, as its new chairman.

The appointment, which took effect from 1 June 2020, follows the retirement of former Eversheds partner Geoff Harrison who held the position from 2015.

At Walker Morris Kilduff more recently headed up the Energy, Infrastructure & Government Group.

He said: “I’m delighted to be joining such a pre-eminent set. Parklane Plowden is an ambitious and exciting environment. It has grown significantly over the past few years and I look forward to helping Chambers address the many opportunities and challenges which will shape its future success.”

Parklane Plowden has 120 members who practise across four main practice areas being civil, family, employment and chancery & commercial. It is the 11th largest chambers in the UK.

Head of Chambers, Christopher Williams, said: “We are thrilled to welcome David to the team and excited to be working with him to build on Geoff’s legacy of success through solid business management.”