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Steven Henderson small Laura Baker 2014 _ BW editSteven Henderson has taken over as chair of the R3 North West New Professionals Group. He replaces Katie Norman of Gateley LLP, who has led the group since its inception a year ago.

Steven, an assistant director at EY, has over eight years’ experience in restructuring. The new deputy chair will be Laura Baker, a solicitor in Turner Parkinson’s insolvency team who is also a qualified insolvency practitioner.

Richard Wolff, who is North West chair of R3 and also Head of Corporate Recovery and Insolvency at JMW Solicitors, says: “The New Professionals Group has proved extremely popular, with many enthusiastic people attending the events and going onto the mailing list. Katie has done a sterling job in launching the group and leading it during its inaugural year.”

The New Professionals Group organises social events and provides networking opportunities for those working in the insolvency industry and in the early stages of their career. To join the mailing list contact events@R3.org.uk.