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Lewis Silkin celebrates record number of partner promotions

Lewis Silkin celebrates record number of partner promotions


The firm has announced the promotion of nine new partners, marking a significant milestone in the firm's growth and development

The newly promoted partners represent a diverse array of practice groups within Lewis Silkin, including Employment, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Financial Services Regulatory, and Corporate, Commercial, and Partnerships. Each individual brings a wealth of experience and expertise to their respective areas of specialisation, reflecting the firm's commitment to excellence and client service.

Nicholas Buckland, a member of the Dispute Resolution team, specialises in Intellectual Property Disputes, with a particular focus on protection, exploitation, and enforcement of intellectual property rights. His proficiency in Mandarin and experience working in China uniquely position him to advise clients on international matters.

Benjamin Favaro, a data protection lawyer, leads the Data, Privacy & Cyber team, providing comprehensive advice on UK and EU data privacy compliance. His background in employment law and previous role as privacy counsel at Deliveroo underscore his expertise in workplace privacy issues.

Kathy Granby, Head of Share Incentives, specialises in employee share incentive plans and employment taxation, offering invaluable guidance to clients across various sectors.

David Lorimer, with a keen interest in technology and media sectors, advises multinational and UK employers on employment and workplace privacy law matters, demonstrating a deep understanding of diverse industries.

Carly Mather, based in Lewis Silkin's Manchester office, specialises in corporate restructures and trade union issues, drawing from her experience as Senior Labour & Employment Lawyer at easyJet.

Sarah McWhinney, a member of the EIR division, focuses on contentious employment matters in the financial and professional service sectors, showcasing expertise in Employment Tribunal litigation.

Wendy Saunders, head of Financial Services Regulatory, brings extensive experience in financial services law and regulation, including investigations and enforcement matters.

Sadiq Tajbhai, with nearly fourteen years at the firm, provides corporate advice to clients in advertising, marketing, PR, and technology sectors, demonstrating a track record of successful corporate transactions.

Abigail Wise, a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, advises clients on UK and international trade mark law, offering strategic IP advice across various industries.

Jo Evans, Chair of Lewis Silkin, expressed pride in the promotions, emphasising the firm's commitment to investing in talent and nurturing a culture of excellence. The promotions, effective from April 1st, reflect Lewis Silkin's dedication to delivering outstanding client service and further strengthen the firm's partnership.

With these new additions, Lewis Silkin's partnership now comprises 91 members across its offices in London, Manchester, Leeds, Oxford, Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, and Hong Kong, reaffirming its position as a leading global law firm.

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