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Firm reveals new promotions in city

Legal and professional services group Gateley has announced a number of new promotions at its Birmingham headquarters.

A total of 24 promotions have been made at Gateley’s Edmund Street office, including Adam Percival, who is a corporate lawyer and banking lawyer Chris Jones, who have both been promoted to partner. Four new legal directors have also been appointed with commercial dispute resolution (CDR) lawyers Rebecca Thomas and Thea Martens, regulatory lawyer Kate Oliver and Sarbjeet Gill, who is a residential development lawyer.

In addition, ten new senior associate promotions have been made in Birmingham - Rebecca Freeman and Harriet Eden (both residential development lawyers), real estate lawyers Jonathan Dugdale and Helen Davison, corporate lawyers Gemma Murphy-Punzo and Sophie Denton, banking lawyers Alison Davidson-Cox, and Sharon Malhi, employment lawyer Joanne Duck and Chris Grainger, who is a regulatory lawyer.

Promoted to associate are real estate lawyers Josh Saxton and Eliza Summerfield, corporate lawyers Rachel Cox and Jamie Gillespie, Paul Oxley who is a residential development lawyer, Bhavini Washington-Smith - a private client lawyer, CDR lawyer Edmund Locock and Andrew Horton who is a lawyer in complex and international recovery work.

Rod Waldie, CEO of Gateley, said: “I’d like to say congratulations to everyone within the Birmingham office who has received a promotion. This process is part of our commitment to developing the talent we have within the business and I believe this recognition of their efforts will inspire and set them on the path to success in the next stage of their legal careers.