Olswang elects new chief exec seven months after Stewart departure

Intellectual property head has been selected to lead the firm for a three-year term replacing Michael Burdon

Olswang has elected a new chief executive officer seven months after former head David Stewart unexpectedly stepped down from the role half way through his term.

The firm has appointed Paul Stevens (pictured), head of the intellectual property group, to the chief executive position for a three-year term. He takes over from interim post-holder and intellectual property partner Michael Burdon with immediate effect (14 May).

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