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London – 26 March 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – DLA Piper R…

London – 26 March 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary (“DLA Piper”) has elected 23 lawyers to join the partnership with effect from 1 May 2005. The appointment brings the number of partners operating across the UK, Europe, Asia and the US to 1,097.

Of the 23 new partners, three are based in Birmingham, one in Glasgow, four in Leeds, one in Liverpool, nine in London, two in Manchester, two in Vienna and one in Hong Kong. The new partners operate across a range of specialist areas including banking, corporate, commercial & projects, litigation, human resources, real estate, regulatory and technology, media & communications (TMC).

Nigel Knowles, DLA Piper Managing Partner said: “The organisation has had an amazing year with significant growth globally. We are committed to continually developing and rewarding our people who we see as key to our success.”

Banking

Stephen Bottley: Birmingham
Peter Kelly: Glasgow
Alex Monk: London
Nicola MacQuarrie: London
Corporate

Tom Heylen: Leeds
Jonathan Richards: London
Kate Francis: London
Phillip Dubsky: Vienna
Commercial & Projects

Ruth Ambrose: London
Louisa Cilenti: London
Martin Geiger: Vienna
Litigation

Nick Bamford: Birmingham
Ling Ong: London
Kevin Chan: Hong Kong
Human Resources

Adam Hartley: Leeds
Neil Crossley: Manchester
Real Estate

Andrew Clarke: Leeds
Mark Lynch: Leeds
Kate Creer (partner equivalent): Liverpool
Duncan Pickering: London
Andrew Pattinson: Manchester
Regulatory

Charles Arrand: Birmingham
TMC

Purvi Parekh: London

British MP George Galloway and his opponent the Daily Telegraph will leave no stone unturned to sort out what could be a spectacular libel case.