Gateley announces 2024 promotions with nine new partners

We are proud to announce 78 promotions across 15 of our UK offices, including nine new partners.

The new partners include London-based commercial dispute resolution lawyers Rory Lynch and Alex Thompson who specialise in complex international recovery work. They are joined by Birmingham-based banking lawyer Alison Davidson-Cox, restructuring advisory lawyer Aneesh Prasad in Manchester, construction lawyers Charlie Jakeman in Nottingham and Hayley Hayes in Leeds, Andrew Annette in the residential development team in Guildford, and Laura Phelps-Naqvi and Fiona Yorke from our specialist organisational change and human capital consultancies Kiddy & Partners and t-three respectively.

These partner promotions are in addition to six legal director, 18 senior associate and 23 associate promotions at Gateley Legal alongside a raft of promotions within our patent and trade mark practice Adamson Jones and specialist property and construction consultancy businesses Gateley Smithers Purslow, Gateley Vinden and Gateley Hamer.

Gateley has also announced that Steve Fraser has been appointed chairman and Andrew Bussey managing director for Gateley Smithers Purslow while Gayle Taylor is the new managing director of Gateley Vinden.

Rod Waldie, CEO of Gateley, said: “These promotions and appointments are a testament to the exceptional depth of talent and dedication that we have across our entire business.

“Each and every one has not only delivered outstanding results that have exceeded our clients’ expectations but has also contributed to the dynamic growth of our diverse teams and regional offices.

“We very much look forward to supporting them as they continue to play a vital role in driving our business forward and developing their professional careers with us.”

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