Top 100 law firm Foot Anstey has announced a new round of partnership promotions.

Employment solicitor Claire Holland, data law specialist Alexandra Leonidou and construction lawyer Tris Tucker have been made partners in the firm.

Existing partners Will Whitt (Banking) and Mark Rhys-Jones (Dispute Resolution) have also been promoted to mid-equity and senior equity partner respectively.

John Westwell, Managing Partner at Foot Anstey said "I am delighted to welcome Claire, Alex and Tris to the partnership and to congratulate them alongside Will and Mark on their promotions.

"Each brings different skills and styles of leadership, but one thing all have in common is that they are well-respected by colleagues and clients for their expertise and drive."

National following

The three new partners have developed strong followings in the national legal market for their respective areas of practice.

Claire Holland focuses on employment advice to private equity clients and portfolio companies. She advises on national and international transactions, specialising in advice on business transfers, restructurings and outsourcing.

Alexandra Leonidou has built Foot Anstey's data and information law practice since joining from Warner Bros. Entertainment. She supports clients with data protection and privacy issues, and provides pragmatic advice on digital media, digital marketing and technology related matters to a base of media and retail clients.

Tris Tucker heads up the firm's contentious construction offering for clients in the UK and abroad. He advises employers, consultants and contractors on all aspects of construction and engineering disputes.

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About Foot Anstey

Top 100 UK law firm Foot Anstey enjoys a reputation as an energetic, proactive firm, combining technical efficiency with a problem solving approach. This is supported by our top band rankings in independent legal directories, Chambers UK and Legal 500. We operate out of seven locations across the South West, South Coast and London and have over 500 staff.



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