Gowling WLG welcomes new hire to successful logistics team

13 May 2021

Gowling WLG is pleased to welcome new legal director Helen Roberts to its burgeoning logistics team, topping off a successful 12 months that has seen the practice grow by 30%.

Helen brings 14 years of experience to the firm, and has worked with industry behemoths including SEGRO and Roxhill Developments on projects such as SEGRO Park Coventry Gateway and Gateway Peterborough.

Previously Helen was at Gateley, where she also worked for clients in the retail and leisure space. She now joins Gowling WLG's commercial, development and investment team in its award winning real estate practice.

Chris Hunt, head of the real estate sector at Gowling WLG, said: "Helen is an excellent addition to our logistics team, bringing a wealth of expertise and understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the industry. We work for some of the sector's busiest and biggest companies and have seen a tremendous increase in activity over the last year, and Helen's arrival cements our position as the leading legal advisers to the logistics sector."

Helen Roberts added: "I'm excited to be joining Gowling WLG. This is a brilliant opportunity to work in a highly regarded team in one of the most active and exciting sectors in the UK. The growth of e-commerce and consumer demand for home deliveries has created an incredible period of expansion and innovation, and I'm looking forward to working with this talented team of lawyers to help support the sector."

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