25th May 2023
Leading law firm, Walker Morris, announced 24 new internal promotions this May, including five partners, seven directors and an additional 12 senior associates.
Pictured in the photograph (left to right) Maxwell Marrison, Ruth Bamforth, Nicola Parkinson and Lucy Gordon. Alastair Robertson not pictured.
The new appointments have been made across diverse practice areas in the firm. The newly appointed partners include Ruth Bamforth in the pensions team, Lucy Gordon in the employment & Immigration team, Maxwell Marrison in the real estate group, Nicola Parkinson in the tax team and Alastair Robertson in the construction & engineering group.
The new promotions further reinforce Walker Morris’ position as one of the top law firms outside the City and demonstrate its commitment to investing in specialist expertise and sustainable careers.
This announcement follows the recent appointment of partner and head of consumer and motor finance Russell Kelsall, who joined the Walker Morris regulatory team last month, bringing a wealth of experience in retail financial services regulation.
Malcolm Simpson, managing partner at Walker Morris, commented:
“All of these promotions are thoroughly deserved after another busy year for our teams. The success of our firm is a real testament to our people, with their hard work, ambition and entrepreneurial spirit. On behalf of the partners, I would like to warmly congratulate all candidates on their hard work and achievements to date. I also wish them every success with their future careers at Walker Morris.”
“At Walker Morris, our sustainable careers proposition supports employees to meet their aspirations over a lifelong career. We expose our people to top-flight, City-calibre work from day one, and our lawyers thrive in this high-performance environment.”
Joint Head of Pensions
Employment & Immigration