Eleven new partners appointed at Gowling WLG

14 April 2021

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP celebrates the appointment of 11 new partners.

The international law firm's latest round of promotions will see Rob Bridgman, Emma Carr, Anna Colley, Kate Cunningham, Jenny Davies, Sarah Dyer, Ruth Griffin, Gurinder Mann, Samantha Myers, Elizabeth Williams and Simon Wood join the partnership on 1 May 2021.

The partners include a breadth of talented people across multiple growth sectors and services and represents the firm's largest cohort of promotions in five years.

Elizabeth Williams is a key member of the firm's projects and infrastructure team, Gurinder Mann specialises in real estate finance and Samantha Myers advises on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets.

Emma Carr (commercial litigation), Jenny Davies (intellectual property), Sarah Dyer (contentious construction and engineering) and Ruth Griffin (non-contentious construction and engineering) from the firm's Dispute Resolution Group (DRG) have all been promoted.

Real Estate Group (REG) lawyers Rob Bridgman (property litigation), Anna Colley (specialist real estate services), Kate Cunningham (housing development and regeneration) and Simon Wood (specialist real estate services) complete the promotions.

Announcing the partner appointments, Gowling WLG chief executive David Fennell said: "We are thrilled to promote this fantastic group of lawyers into the partnership.

"Our new partners are from a wide range of our growth sectors and practice areas and reflect the deep pool of talent we have developing their careers with the firm and consistently delivering a top class service to our clients.

"The business has continued to go from strength-to-strength as the financial year has progressed and bringing through our largest cohort of partners since 2016 is another strong endorsement of our performance during this uniquely challenging year.

"Everyone at the firm is delighted for our new partners as they start this new chapter in their career and we look forward to them continuing to play major roles in our future success."

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP's partner promotions in full:

Rob Bridgman - Property Litigation

Emma Carr - Commercial Litigation

Anna Colley - Specialist Real Estate Services

Kate Cunningham - Housing Development and Regeneration

Jenny Davies - Intellectual Property

Sarah Dyer - Contentious Construction and Engineering

Ruth Griffin - Non-contentious Construction and Engineering

Gurinder Mann - Real Estate Finance

Samantha Myers - Public Companies and Capital Markets

Elizabeth Williams - Projects and Infrastructure

Simon Wood - Specialist Real Estate Services

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