Goodwin Procter has appointed a private equity partner as its latest London co-chair, as incumbent Samantha Lake Coghlan moves to a position on the firm’s executive committee.

Private equity partner Gemma Roberts has taken over as London co-head from Lake Coghlan, who is stepping down from the role to take up a position on the firm’s 16-strong executive committee, a statement by the firm said on Friday,

Gemma Roberts, Goodwin Procter