Nine new partners appointed at Gowling WLG

29 April 2022

Two Snowhill, Birmingham City Centre.

Gowling WLG (UK) LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of nine new partners.

The international law firm’s latest round of promotions will see Sean Adams, Amar Adatia, Khalil Ahmad, Alex Brazeau, Rachel Kerr, Alexi Markham, Alison Richards, Dominic Richardson and James Stanier join the partnership on 1 May 2022.

The partners include a breadth of talented people across multiple growth sectors and services.

Sean Adams is a key member of the firm’s commercial litigation team, Amar Adatia is a corporate specialist, while Khalil Ahmad and Rachel Kerr are real estate lawyers in the commercial, development and investment team.

Commercial, IT and outsourcing lawyers Alex Brazeau, Alexi Markham and Alison Richards have also been promoted, alongside Dominic Richardson (projects and infrastructure) and James Stanier (energy and regulated industries).

Announcing the partner appointments, Gowling WLG chief executive David Fennell said: “We are very proud to promote this exceptional group of lawyers into the partnership.

“Developing talent from within the firm is extremely important to us and we are pleased our deep pool of talent has brought through another top class cohort of partners from a wide range of sectors and practice areas.

“Our new partners will continue to play important roles delivering exceptional service to our clients, building momentum on our strong performance during the pandemic and this year.”

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

Sean Adams – Commercial Litigation – Birmingham

Amar Adatia – Corporate – Birmingham

Khalil Ahmad – Real Estate – London

Alex Brazeau – Commercial, IT and Outsourcing – Dubai

Rachel Kerr – Real Estate – Birmingham

Alexi Markham – Commercial, IT and Outsourcing – London

Alison Richards – Commercial, IT and Outsourcing – Birmingham

Dominic Richardson – Projects and Infrastructure – Birmingham

James Stanier – Energy and Regulated Industries – Birmingham

These promotions follow the announcement, earlier in the year, by Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP in relation to the promotion of 18 professionals who were welcomed to the partnership