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Child & Child makes strategic hires


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West End law firm Child & Child has made two new strategic hires.


James Gordon, formerly head of the Disputes Group at top 20 law firm Gowling WLG, joins as Chief Executive Officer, with responsibility for driving the strategic growth of the firm. James has 30 years’ experience of client service and business development. He is a seasoned litigator and deal maker.

James said: ‘Child & Child is undergoing an exciting period of profitable growth. It is a great time to be joining a firm which has such a great heritage as we embark on an ambitious growth plan.’

Shahrzad Atai has also rejoined the firm as a Partner and Head of International Clients. Child & Child has a strong client base in the Middle East, China and Western Europe and Shahrzad’s appointment is to lead further expansion in that area.

Shahrzad said ‘It is great to rejoin my friends and colleagues at Child & Child and to lead the firm’s drive to win even more international work. With multi-lingual capability and a true understanding of our international clients’ needs the firm is ideally placed to capitalise on the influx of work to London.’

Child & Child is a full service law firm based in the heart of the West End. With a mix of corporate and high net worth clients, particularly international clients with a need for corporate, real estate, disputes, private wealth and family services, the firm is expanding its services in a number of areas to cater for increased demand.

For enquiries, contact James Gordon, CEO at jamesgordon@childandchild.co.uk.

Posted By James Gordon

19 February 2021

James Gordon