National law firm Shoosmiths has announced two new partners as part of its latest promotions round, with effect from Friday 1 May.
Tom Wilde and Andrea James
The two new partners are Andrea James and Tom Wilde, who previously held senior associate roles within the firm.
James leads Shoosmiths' professional discipline & healthcare regulatory team from the firm's Manchester office and Wilde is a recognised expert in tax law, advising clients nationally on investments from the Reading branch. James joined the firm in 2013, bringing with her eleven years of experience and a strong track record of success in representing healthcare professionals in fitness to practise proceedings, registration appeals, inquests and judicial review claims.
As chair of the Thames Valley branch of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Wilde has earned a solid reputation in the field advising clients nationally on tax investments. Since joining the firm in 2007 he has led on a number of complex, business critical advisory areas such as structuring tax efficient projects and transactions in the corporate tax sector.
Chief executive of Shoosmiths, Claire Rowe, said: 'Our annual round of promotions recognises the contribution our people make to provide a first class client experience. Our partners and associates each excel in their field of expertise and will play a pivotal role in driving forward the expansion of our services to exceed the needs and expectations of our clients. It is a pleasure to reward their success through promotion."
Those made up to senior associate include: Danielle Ingham, Fleur Turrington, Michael Briggs, Richard Marshall, Simon McArdle (all commercial); Ruth Evans (corporate); Alison Grandison and Sarah Banner (both private client); Anna Cartledge, Barbara McGreal, Helen Andrews, Helen Parrott, Paul Scott, Paul Weeks, Sophie Wilkinson; Tim Flight and Will Sanderson (all real estate).
Shoosmiths has established an excellent reputation for being a leading national firm and its continued growth demonstrates the demand for its responsive legal services, tailored to meet the individual requirements of each client.
This latest round of promotions reflects Shoosmiths' commitment to putting people, relationships and results at the heart of their service offering to deliver outstanding results and an excellent client experience.