DLA Piper promotes litigation and reg lawyer in Sheffield

DLA Piper has promoted Sheffield-based litigation and regulatory lawyer Alastair Clough to its global partnership as part of the firm’s annual promotions round, effective 1 May.

Clough’s practice covers environmental, health and safety law, and product safety, as well as compliance matters.

He has particular expertise in contaminated land and waste management issues, in assessing and allocating environmental liability risk in transactions, and in handling sensitive product safety scenarios.

Petra Billing, office managing partner in Sheffield, said: “I would like to congratulate Alastair on his promotion. He is a brilliant lawyer and I look forward to seeing his continuing contribution in the years to come.”

“This promotion is a testament to DLA Piper’s commitment to South Yorkshire and the wider region, by supporting our growth and developing our people.”

Globally, DLA Piper has promoted 62 lawyers, across many of the firm’s practice areas in 42 offices throughout 20 countries.

In total, there were 19 promotions in the US, six in Canada, 10 in the IK, 18 across continental Europe, two in Asia, two in Latin America, two in the Middle East, two in Australia and a further one in South Africa.