Legal and professional services group Gateley has announced 44 promotions across the UK, including the appointment of nine partners.
The nine partner promotions span Gateley’s London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Reading offices and include private client lawyer Ravi Francis, corporate lawyers Sarah Souter and Leigh Whittaker, residential development lawyers Keelie Evans and Tom Platt, banking lawyers Chris Lister and Jo Belmonte, tax lawyer Richard Clitherow and restructuring lawyer Kathryn Hacking.
The 44 promotions cover Gateley’s banking, construction, corporate, commercial dispute resolution, commerce, technology and media, employment, planning, private client, residential development, restructuring, real estate and tax teams. They also include Gateley’s property consultancy business Gateley Hamer and specialist human capital consultancy, t-three.
Gateley has also recently appointed residential development partner, Helen O’Neill to its Newcastle office. Helen has over 18 years’ experience and joins from Ward Hadaway, where she worked for the past 13 years, assisting both national and regional housebuilders on a variety of private and social housing projects.
Helen will join Newcastle office head and partner, George Parker-Fuller to develop Gateley Legal’s residential development offering in the North East.