Gateley Legal announces new promotions in Leeds

Gateley Legal announces new promotions in Leeds

Gateley Legal has announced four promotions across its Leeds office.

Keelie Evans has been promoted to partner in the residential development team and Gemma Irving has been promoted to senior associate in the construction team.

Sarah Burgman and Deirdre Lindsay have both been promoted to the role of associate within the residential development team.

The four promotions in Leeds are in addition to a further 40 promotions across the legal and professional services group, Gateley’s Birmingham, London, Manchester, Reading, Guildford, Leicester, and Nottingham offices.

Andrew Johnson, partner and head of Gateley’s Leeds office, said: “These promotions are a positive result at the end of a challenging, but ultimately successful year and it is apt that three of them should be within the residential development sector, along with Gemma’s in construction, as two industries which are experiencing a real uplift in activity across Yorkshire.”

“Keelie, Gemma, Sarah and Deirdre have all gone above and beyond for the business and their clients, demonstrating in abundance, our Gateley Team Spirit which are the shared values which underpin our culture here at Gateley. Every one of these promotions is extremely well deserved.”

It’s been a positive start to the year for Gateley’s Leeds office, with the residential development team advising Lovell Partnerships on a joint venture agreement with Together Housing to create 550 new homes. This is in addition to the appointment to the legal panel of UK nursery brand retailer and manufacturer Mamas & Papas.

The office has also welcomed senior associate David Strafford and associate James Staniford within Gateley’s specialist property consultancy business, Gateley Hamer, while Gateley Legal has also added to its ranks with the appointment of intellectual property partner Ed Meikle.

Pictured: Deirdre Lindsay, Gemma Irving, Andrew Johnson and Sarah Burgman
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