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Congratulations to our six new Senior Associates

03 June 2019

We’re delighted to announce the promotion of six associates to the position of senior associate, as of effect from 1 June 2019.

Lidia Cantele (Family), Raffaella De Santis (Technology, Media & Entertainment), Jonathan Hewitt (Property), Natasha Hibbert (Reputation Protection), Charlie Thompson (Employment) and Alasdair Wilson (Private Capital) have all been promoted to senior associate.

Glen Atchison, Managing Partner, comments: “We are delighted to make up six new Senior Associates. These promotions demonstrate our continued investment in our people and ongoing development of multiple practice areas, which are collectively really important parts of our business.

“Our newly promoted lawyers have all made strong contributions to the continuing success of our Firm and we congratulate them all.”

Senior associates

Lidia Cantele (Family) advises on all aspects of family law and the ramifications of relationship breakdown including divorce and dealing with spouse’s financial claims against each other, whether through court proceedings or using alternative forms of dispute resolution where appropriate.

Raffaella De Santis (Technology, Media & Entertainment) is a digital media and music lawyer, and works with a broad range of clients across the Technology, Media & Entertainment industries, advising on intellectual property, commercial and corporate issues, as well as digital rights and licensing.

Jonathan Hewitt (Property) advises businesses and individuals on a wide range of property matters including acquisitions and disposals, property development, corporate support and re-financing. He is also a notary public, producing notarial acts for clients and advising clients on the requirements for use of their legal documents in other jurisdictions.

Natasha Hibbert (Reputation Protection) is a litigator specialising in information and reputation protection. Natasha acts for both corporate and individual clients, and advises on all aspects of the law of defamation, privacy, confidence, harassment and data protection.

Charlie Thompson (Employment) advises individuals and employers on contentious and non-contentious employment law matters. Charlie’s contentious experience includes complex, high value cases in the Employment Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal on areas including restraint of trade, termination of employment, discrimination and workplace stress.

Alasdair Wilson (Private Capital) advises UK and international clients on their private wealth, which includes cross-border tax matters, structuring assets held across different jurisdictions, global succession planning and wealth protection. His clients include individuals, families and professional fiduciaries.

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