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DWF announces 34 senior promotions

02 February 2022

DWF, the leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, is delighted to announce 34 senior promotions as part of its annual promotions process.  

The promotions include 17 new partners and four other senior promotions of an equivalent grade. In addition, there are 13 promotions for existing DWF partners or equivalent moving up within the partnership structure. 

A total of 223 colleagues across the business have received promotions incorporating each of DWF's three divisions of Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services.

Senior promotions: 

*Umera Ali, partner, Dubai 
*Richard Burger, partner, London 
Colin Bushell, partner, Manchester 
*Matteo Cerretti, partner, Milan 
*Robbie Constance, partner, London
*Paul Cowen, Head of Claims Management & Adjusting, London 
Jenny Crew, partner, Leeds 
Guglielmo Fabbricatore, local partner, Milan
Francesco Falco, local partner, Milan 
Kevin Feehan, senior director, Leeds
Joshua Fineman, partner, London 
*James Fox, partner, Dubai
Lisa Heathcote, Head of UK Property & Casualty, Claims Management & Adjusting, Bristol
Holme Robert, Head of Financial Lines, Claims Management & Adjusting, London
Christopher King, partner, Liverpool
Michelle Knapp, partner, London
*John Lezemore, partner, London
Kate Meadowcroft, partner, Birmingham 
Stuart McCann, partner, Manchester 
Reed Millsaps, president - USA, Chicago 
*James Morrison, partner, Belfast
Sarah Mir, partner, Liverpool 
Tom Mungovan, partner, London 
*Simon Murray, partner and Head of Costs, London
James Nicholls, partner, London
*Lee Norman, partner, Manchester
Darren Ormsby, partner, Manchester 
Ryan Sinead, partner, Dublin
*Jon Stevens, partner, Birmingham 
*Mark Taggart, partner, Belfast
*Richard Twomey, partner, London
Charlotte Ward, partner, Birmingham 
Chris Wheeler, partner / Head of Forensic, London
Daniel Williams, partner, Manchester 

Sir Nigel Knowles, CEO of DWF Group plc, said: "To be able to offer promotions to more than 200 colleagues across all grades and in every division is a great reflection of the talent that spans our global business.  

"I congratulate everybody on their accomplishment, in contributing so much to the continuing success of our business in what has been a transformational year."

* Denotes existing partners or equivalent roles receiving promotions within the partnership grading

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