Nine new partners appointed at Gowling WLG
29 April 2022
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