Posted by Stewart Wilkinson, Partner
Royds Withy King strengthens London Dispute Resolution team
UK top 100 law firm Royds Withy King has strengthened its Dispute Resolution team in London with the appointment of partner Jamie Lester. Jamie joins the firm today (1 May) from specialist Lincoln’s Inn law firm Hunters where he has …
Jamie joins the firm today (1 May) from specialist Lincoln’s Inn law firm Hunters where he has been a partner for the past five years. He brings considerable expertise in managing complex disputes, often with an international aspect. He has particular strengths in the areas of professional negligence, risk management, insolvency, insurance, intellectual property and group action trusts.
Jamie has led a number of high profile cases including a group action against Claims Direct, advising high profile international footballers on the mis-selling of investments, and a case involving Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Commenting on his appointment, Jamie said: “Royds Withy King is an ambitious firm with exciting plans to grow its business in the City as well as nationally from its central London base with the support of its regional office network. The firm is strengthening its multi-disciplinary commercial offering to specific industry sectors, including Retail and Technology & Media, and I look forward to making a significant contribution.”
Stewart Wilkinson, lead partner and head of Dispute Resolution in the London office of Royds Withy King, said: “Jamie is a talented lawyer with a proven track record of thinking ahead for his clients and achieving successful outcomes for them. We are delighted to welcome him to the firm.”
Royds Withy King has 74 partners and around 480 staff across offices in London, Bath, Oxford and Wiltshire. The firm has been named for the past five years as one of The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.
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