Giles is new Law Society president

Giles Searby, a partner and head of Hill Dickinson’s Sheffield-based commercial litigation team, has been installed as president of the Sheffield & District Law Society, succeeding Anna Rudkin, a lecturer in law at Sheffield Hallam University.

He said: “A key theme for my presidential year will be to ensure that members of the legal profession are represented and able to contribute to debates surrounding the future of the region.”