Former Wright Hassell senior partner joins estate management company

MetroPM Richard Lane

One of the Midlands’ leading legal names has joined MetroPM as a consultant.

Richard Lane, formerly managing partner and latterly senior partner of Leamington Spa-based Wright Hassall, is advising MetroPM founder and managing director Matthew Arnold on governance and complex estate issues.

He will also advise the board as MetroPm, which has offices in Birmingham and Cheltenham, embarks on the next phase of its expansion programme.

Matthew Arnold said: “In over 20 years at Wright Hassall in leading management roles, Richard has overseen the running of a major legal practice and understands the dynamics of growth.

“He is the ideal person to advise us on strategy and policy as we grow, and I am delighted he has agreed to join us.”

Richard said: “MetroPM has an excellent reputation for quality residential estate management among its existing clients, and to join the business at this exciting in its growth phase is extremely exciting.

“I have known Matthew Arnold for some years, and I was very pleased to be invited to join the company as a consultant.”

Established in 2006, MetroPM provides day-to-day estate management services to a growing number of developers, freeholders and leaseholders across the Midlands and South West.