LEADING UK law firm Shoosmiths has announced four new partners in its May promotions round.
The promotions are across the firm’s divisions; corporate, real estate, personal advisory and business advisory.
Shoosmiths’ new partners are:
Real estate: Ellie Sandbach (litigation)
Personal advisory: Lucy Taylor (wealth protection, Court of Protection)
Corporate: Simon Procter
Business advisory: Sarah Tedstone (commercial/privacy and data)
In addition, Shoosmiths has promoted two to legal director and 13 to principal associate.
All promotions took effect from 1 May, and from this date Shoosmiths records a 38% female partnership.
Shoosmiths chairperson, Peter Duff, said:
“We’d like to congratulate our promotees on their new roles which took effect on 1 May, and thank them for their respective contributions to Shoosmiths over the years.
“Their drive, alignment to the firm’s values and their dedication to clients really goes a long way in making our firm a success and will support the business for many years to come.
He added: “We’re excited about where Shoosmiths is going - 2021 is an important juncture for the firm as we emerge from the pandemic. There is no doubt that we are a firm with a lot of talent across our divisions and sectors, and we’re committed to developing this.”