May 5, 2021
Jamie McConnell becomes a Partner in our Disputes team. Jamie is described by clients as an exceptional lawyer who delivers straightforward commercial advice. With over 10 years’ experience as a commercial litigator, Jamie’s specialisms include commercial disputes, financial services, intellectual property and IT & telecoms disputes. Consistently recognised as a “rising star” in the Legal 500, recent accolades include:
Jamie McConnell is an “exceptional lawyer, with unparalleled attention to detail and grasp of the law”. (Legal 500, 2021)
“Exceptional advice and execution”. (Legal 500, 2021)
“Advice and guidance… nothing short of exceptional”. (Legal 500, 2021)
Claire Banks becomes a Senior Associate. Claire has specialised in corporate and commercial work since 2006, building the knowledge and experience to advise on a broad range of matters. She has worked on numerous corporate M&A and restructuring projects as well as supporting clients with their commercial needs. Alongside supporting businesses, Claire has expertise in supporting academy schools and charities. She understands and appreciates the specific challenges of the education and charitable sectors and plays a key role in both teams here at Greenwoods GRM.
Managing Partner, Rob Dillarstone, says: “It is great to reward excellent work. Jamie and Claire have outstanding technical ability and deliver a fantastic service to our clients. I am so pleased to see them develop their careers here at Greenwoods GRM.
“Creating the ideal conditions for everyone’s success is a key element of our approach. These promotions recognise the hard work, ambition and enthusiasm shown by Jamie and Claire. We are very proud of what they have achieved.”