24 May 2013 | Firm news | Article by Alun Jones

Hugh James launches new London office

Top 100 law firm Hugh James held a reception on 23rd May to mark the launch of its new Central London office. The event was attended by around 130 London based clients and contacts of the firm.

Gareth Williams, Senior Partner; Grainne Barton, Partner; Alun Jones, Managing Partner at the London office launch party

Gareth Williams, Senior Partner; Grainne Barton, Partner; Alun Jones, Managing Partner at the London office launch party

The firm previously had a small office in Canary Wharf but have now moved London operations to a more central location from where they plan to grow a significant London presence.  The London office currently houses the London clinical negligence team headed by partner Grainne Barton.  Over the next two to three years, the firm plans to expand to offer other services which it currently offers in Cardiff.  The aim is to generate London work which can be carried out in Cardiff with the cost advantages that will afford London based clients.

Says Managing Partner Alun Jones: “We believe London offers a tremendous opportunity for us to win work, much of which we hope to bring back to Wales.  A number of our lawyers have formerly worked for major City firms and our high level of expertise combined with the lower Cardiff costs base means we have a compelling offering for the London market.”

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