Macfarlanes announces five new partners

We are pleased to announce that Lorna Emson and Christopher Charlton (Litigation and dispute resolution), Laura Bretherton and Paul Keddie (Finance) and Emma Radcliffe (Competition) will become partners to the firm on 1 May 2021.

- Lorna Emson is a commercial litigator with a focus on corporate crime and investigations for corporates and individuals.

- Christopher Charlton specialises in complex litigation and international arbitration, particularly corporate and shareholder disputes, commercial litigation and contentious insolvency issues.

- Laura Bretherton advises lender, investor and developer clients on a broad range of real estate finance transactions.

- Paul Keddie is a restructuring, insolvency and finance lawyer and a qualified insolvency practitioner.

- Emma Radcliffe is a competition lawyer with a particular interest in contentious competition matters and substantial experience in the financial services sector.

Sebastian Prichard Jones, Senior Partner, said: “We are delighted to be able to announce the appointment of five new partners with effect from 1 May 2021. Our new partners demonstrate our desire to invest for the long term, notwithstanding the pandemic.”