Four new partners among 18 Shoosmiths promotions

Four new partners among 18 Shoosmiths promotions


Author: Kara Shadbold

Shoosmiths has announced four new partners in the firm's May promotions.

The new round of promotions now brings the national law firm's total number of partners to 135. They are joined by 14 new senior associates.

All promotions take effect from 1 May.

The new partners are: Sean Adams and Jenny Ogden (both recoveries services) based in Manchester and Northampton respectively, and Paula Rome (employment) and Matthew Walker (real estate), of the Thames Valley office in Reading.

Chief executive Claire Rowe said: "Promotions are an opportunity to recognise the commitment and experience which our people bring to Shoosmiths. Partners and senior associates earn their well deserved promotions by taking on additional responsibilities and holding key relationships with clients and are therefore integral to the firm's success. It is a pleasure to reward this contribution through promotion."

Those made up to senior associate include: Paul Ashurst, Jacqui Cullen, Sarah Harper, and James Wright (all private client); Aisling Duffy and Adele Hayfield (both commercial); Melanie Grimshaw, Lisa On-Iam, David Perry and Simon Shoefield (all real estate); Steve Leslie, Tim Moss and Kelly Prestidge (all corporate); and Martin Ward (recoveries services).

This latest round of promotions demonstrates the strength and depth of the people at Shoosmiths and our ongoing commitment to ensuring we have the best people to deliver the client results.