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Four new Partners appointed as firm expands into Manchester

Mar 11th, 2019

Langleys is delighted to announce four new Partner appointments and an exciting expansion into Manchester, increasing the firm’s reach nationwide.

The business now boasts 34 partners and 48 solicitors, supported by a dedicated team of paralegals and secretarial staff, as well as business support and development teams, working together to offer private, commericial and insurance clients specialist advice in a diverse range of legal areas.

Our four new Partners bring a wealth of experience and specialisms with them as they settle into their divisions within the firm.

James Knowles, based at our York office, is a Private Client lawyer who joins us from Weightmans, bringing with him a particular expertise in high net worth client matters.

Peter Oakes, a counter fraud specialist, possesses 22 years’ experience in the Insurance Law sector and joins us to lead the brand new Manchester office.

Richard Tomlinson, a dispute resolution lawyer, offers vast knowledge of matters involving complex and high value commercial disputes whilst corporate solicitor Martin Smith completes the picture with his expert background in high profile corporate deals. Richard and Martin are based in the Lincoln office, further strengthening our corporate offering in the Lincolnshire region.

Commenting our new appointments, Managing Partner David Thompson said, “We are thrilled to welcome Martin, Peter, James and Richard to the team, and to announce Langleys’ expansion into the North West.

 “As a firm, we are committed to investing in our people and to achieving profitable growth. Delivering a quality service to our clients is our number one priority and we are delighted to be bringing this talented team of partners on board to help us achieve our strategic objectives.”

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