Former Nationwide General Counsel joins gunnercooke

Liz Kelly, former General Counsel at Nationwide Building Society, has joined innovative law firm gunnercooke. Following a high profile panel review, Kelly left her role at the building society at the end of 2013. In her time at Nationwide, she was renowned for her innovative approach to building and managing a team of over 50

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gunnercooke job creator wins award

Sarah Goulbourne, founding Partner at gunnercooke has won the award for Retaining and Developing Legal Talent Award at the Association of Women Solicitors Awards in London. The Association strives to promote the potential and success of female solicitors, and has a membership of over 18,000 across the UK. Women now account for almost half of

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Tim Hamilton joins gunnercooke as a corporate partner

Tim Hamilton has become the latest partner to join gunnercooke, one of the UK’s leading new model corporate and commercial law firms, as corporate partner in its Manchester office. Hamilton has over 25 years’ experience in the Manchester market and joins the firm from Addleshaw Goddard. During his time at Addleshaw, Hamilton held the position

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gunnercooke moves to prestigious new Manchester address

gunnercooke Manchester has moved to a prestigious new address at 53 King Street. The move supports the rapid growth of our business, and will provide a base for our back office team, in addition to partner workspace and prestigious meeting and business lounge facilities. A building with history Our new office was originally an Edwardian Baroque

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gunnercooke acts for Busy Bees on the acquisition of Kinder Nurseries

gunnercooke has advised Busy Bees Nurseries on it’s acquisition of Kinder Nurseries. A team led by corporate partner Nick Ducker structured and completed the deal, which is the first to complete following Busy Bees’ sale to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund in October last year. Busy Bees is the UK’s largest childcare provider, with 213 children’s

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Ten new partners join fast expanding gunnercooke

gunnercooke has continued its fast paced expansion with the appointment of ten new partners. The new appointments – Christopher Jones, Sunil Abeyewickreme, Simon Horsfield, Sara Sawicki, Jo Tindall, Carl Atkinson, Ginevra Gatrell, Ruth McCarthy, Chris Powell and Graham Stott – bring gunnercooke’s overall partner count to 42. This time last year the firm had 17

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gunnercooke boosts London team

Fast-growing corporate and commercial law firm gunnercooke has augmented the growth of its London office with the hire of four new partners. Corporate heavyweights Tim Drake, Matthew Searle and Alistair Crellin have joined the firm, along with leading tax expert Peter Davis. The firm, which was founded in 2010 by Darryl Cooke and Sarah Goulbourne,

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gunnercooke – a Truly Innovative UK Law Firm

There are many within the legal community who scoff at Twitter saying that “it’s as a useless piece of fluff”. However for those interested in learning about legal innovation and connecting with legal innovators around the globe, Twitter is indispensible. Everything that is happening globally in terms of legal transformation is shared on Twitter. Today

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gunnercooke recruits four partners to litigation team

Fast-growing corporate and commercial law firm gunnercooke has bolstered its litigation team with four new partners. David Joseph, the current vice-president of the Manchester Law Society, joins along with Mike Kenyon, Mark Whittell and Sarah Sharpe. They take the number of partners at gunnercooke to 28. Mike Kenyon is recognised as one of the UK’s

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gunnercooke recruits four new partners

Corporate law firm gunnercooke has signed up four litigation partners Shelina Begum 29 May 2013 Fast-growing corporate law firm gunnercooke has lured four new partners to its litigation team. David Joseph, current vice-president of the Manchester Law Society, joins along with Mike Kenyon, Mark Whittell and Sarah Sharpe. The recruitment of the quartet brings the

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