Top 10 City law firm Norton Rose has appointed its first PR manager
as part of a communications overhaul.
Karl McCartney, Corporation of London senior corporate affairs officer,
takes up the post in September.
He will lead a team of three and deal with national and business media
McCartney will also develop media relations with the company's overseas
His recruitment is part of a revamp of the 40-strong team initiated by
director of marketing David Daw, who joined the firm in April. The firm
is still looking to recruit a head of communications, to whom McCartney
Norton Rose was at the centre of a scandal last year when employee
Bradley Chait's lewd e-mail about his girlfriend was sent around the
world after being sent to four workmates. Six lawyers were disciplined
as a result of the scandal.