PAUL Crowley & Co solicitors in Liverpool has appointed Tracy Thompson as managing partner. The firm, which has branches in Anfield, West Derby and Walton, has promoted its operations director to the role of managing partner. Since joining in March 2011 Tracy has worked to develop the firm through implementing new systems and procedures within the practice, as well as managing corporate business planning and marketing activity. The firm celebrated its 25th anniversary in January. Tracy will join current partners Paul Crowley, Michael Fogarty and John McKenna. Paul Crowley, senior partner, says: “I am delighted to announce Tracy as our new managing partner. “Over the last five years Tracy has been an invaluable member of the Paul Crowley & Co management team, helping to direct and guide our ongoing development. I cannot wait to see where this new partnership will now take the firm as we look to continue our growth”. Tracy Thompson, managing partner, says: “It’s an honour to have been made a partner in Paul Crowley & Co, a firm which I have been able to build a strong relationship with over the past five years. “I have thoroughly enjoyed working with our incredible team and am fully confident that the coming years will see yet more impressive results”.