Walker Morris confirms position as a leading law firm with announcement of 21 promotions

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Walker Morris new Directors and Associates 1 May 2014

6 Directors and 15 Associates appointed in annual promotions

Walker Morris continues to invest in its expertise with the announcement of the internal appointment of six Directors and 15 Associates in a number of key growth areas.  The appointments bring the totals to 29 Directors and 74 Associates based in Leeds.

The six Director promotions provide strength in depth across a number of different practice areas and include:

Will Cousins was a external strategic hires to the firm. Will recently joined the Walker Morris Real Estate Department from Nabarro LLP in London where he had developed experience in all aspects of commercial real estate work.

Justin Coley has a wealth of recoveries experience. With over 30 fee earners, the Walker Morris Banking Litigation Team is one of the largest of such teams nationally, and has made a number of significant investments in its expertise over the last few years.

In addition the Associate promotions comprise:

  • Paul Hargreaves  – Construction
  • Cameron Baloyi Rigby – Real Estate

Managing Partner Ian Gilbert said:

These internal promotions reinforce our continued commitment to support and invest in our people and expertise.  I would like to congratulate all our new Directors and Associates on their promotions which are the culmination of their hard work and efforts to establish their excellent reputations in their field.  Our expertise is at the heart of our success and I’m sure our new Directors and Associates will continue to support and add value to our clients to help develop both our and our clients’ businesses.”

The promotions are effective from 1 May 2014.