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Gateley appoints new partner in Nottingham

Gateley appoints new partner in Nottingham

Legal and professional services group Gateley has today announced the hire of a new partner to join its Nottingham office.

Phil Jelley has been appointed as a partner in the pensions team, bringing with him more than 23 years of experience within the industry and he will be based at Gateley’s office on The Ropewalk in the city centre.

Phil, who went to university and law school in Nottingham, joins from Dentons where he worked as Counsel, having previously spent 14 years at Norton Rose Fulbright, also as Counsel. Phil’s role as partner for Gateley will involve advising trustees and employers in connection with their legal obligations in running a variety of pension schemes, as well as on the pension aspects of corporate transactions, and pension litigation matters.

Phil Jelley said: “The work the team at Gateley carries out in the pensions space is very highly regarded across the sector, so this is a great opportunity to be part of its continued success. Having spent much of my career in London, I am looking forward to returning to Nottingham as a dedicated pensions lawyer for the East Midlands and supporting the pensions team nationally.”

Michael Collins, partner and head of Gateley’s pensions business, said: “We are excited to welcome Phil to Gateley. The wealth of experience he has in the pensions space means he will be a fantastic asset for us and equally for our clients.”

Gateley’s office in Nottingham is home to more than 100 members of staff, supporting clients in the East Midlands and nationally with services spanning commercial and corporate law, banking, restructuring, dispute resolution, property, construction, employment & HR, private wealth, family and more.

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