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Lichfields announces new office lead

Written by: Prithvi Pandya
Published on: 18 Mar 2022
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Chris Darley [square]Lichfields has appointed senior director Chris Darley as office lead in Leeds.  

Darley takes over from Justin Gartland who continues his wider role as chairman of the board.

He joined the planning consultancy in 2011 and will lead a team of 15 overseeing the overall management and growth of the office.

Darley said: “I’m very much looking forward to taking over the reins from Justin, who has overseen the successful development and expansion of the office in the last 10 years. It will be very much business as usual as we move forward with everyone supporting our clients as the economy continues to grow and new planning projects are brought forward.”

The firm has also appointed Matthew Gregg as associate director, promoted Suzie Yates to planning director and Casey Smith to senior planner. Katie Jones joins as planning graduate.

Pictured: Chris Darley

Image credit | Lichfields