Shoosmiths makes four partner appointments

Shoosmiths has announced four new partners in the firm’s May promotions. All promotions take effect from 1 May.

The new round of promotions now brings the firm’s total number of partners to 135. They are joined by 14 new senior associates.

The new partners are Sean Adams and Jenny Ogden (both recoveries services) based in Manchester and Northampton respectively and Paula Rome (employment) and Matthew Walker (real estate) of the Thames Valley office in Reading.

Those made up to senior associate include Paul Ashurst, Jacqui Cullen, Sarah Harper, and James Wright (all private client); Aisling Duffy and Adele Hayfield (both commercial); Melanie Grimshaw, Lisa On-Iam, David Perry and Simon Shoefield (all real estate); Steve Leslie, Tim Moss and Kelly Prestidge (all corporate); and Martin Ward (recoveries services).