Walkers' Jersey office has added three lawyers across its banking, disputes and investment funds teams.
The new lawyers – Julia Keppe (Senior Counsel, Banking and Finance), Tom Fothergill (Senior Associate, Investment Funds and Corporate) and Charlotte Matthews (Associate, Insolvency and Dispute Resolution) – join the firm from another offshore firm, an in-house government position and a City law firm respectively.
Walkers' Jersey Managing Partner Jonathan Heaney said: "Continuing to recruit and build our practices is the best possible demonstration of our confidence here in Jersey, and it is particularly pleasing to see growth across all legal disciplines.
"We're now at the point at which our legal headcount is more than 70% higher than it was just two years ago, and we have more recruitment announcements planned for the coming weeks and months.
"We are also very pleased to welcome senior counsel Guy Morris back to the office after a sabbatical, adding further strength to our Investment Funds and Corporate team."
Of the newcomers:
Fraser Hern, the head of Walkers in the Channel Islands, commented: "This growth in our Jersey team, as well as recent hires in our Guernsey office, reflect our confidence and optimism about the islands.
"I am very pleased to welcome Julia, Tom and Charlotte to the team, and to welcome Guy back to us, and we look forward to making more announcements soon."
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