DAC Beachcroft promotes 14 to Partner

DAC Beachcroft promotes 14 to Partner's Tags

Tags related to this article

DAC Beachcroft promotes 14 to Partner

Published 27 April 2023

International law firm DAC Beachcroft is pleased to announce the promotion of 14 colleagues to Partner across the entire business, as well as 20 promotions to Legal Director.  The promotions will take effect from 1 May 2023. 

Senior Partner Virginia Clegg said, “At DACB we pride ourselves on being the place where talented people want to work, and this group of Partners and Legal Directors demonstrates we are succeeding in attracting and nurturing the very best. 

“On behalf of the entire firm, I want to thank our new Partners and Legal Directors for their contributions to our business so far and congratulate them on their well-deserved promotions.  I wish them every continued success in their careers.”

The new DAC Beachcroft partners are:

Gemma Conway* (Claims Solutions)
Richard Rowe* (Claims Solutions)
Andrew Thomson (Claims Solutions) 

Richard Budge (Real Estate)
Rebecca Whear (Claims Solutions)  

Mathew McGee (Business Services)
Chris Waite* (Health, Care & Public Law) 

Rebecca Austin (Insurance – Professional and Financial Lines)
James Knight (Claims Solutions)
Lisa Skipp* (Commercial Litigation) 

Michelle Corrigan (Employment)
Rhian Greaves (Claims Solutions)
Will Swift (Claims Solutions) – promoted 1 January 2023 

Katie Scarpato* (Claims Solutions)

DAC Beachcroft’s new Legal Directors are:  Richard Bell* (Real Estate – Leeds), Jonathan Bond (Real Estate – Newcastle), Alexandra Bridges (Claims Solutions – Bristol), Paul Corris (Employment – Manchester), Satnam Dadra* (Claims Solutions – Birmingham), Jo Dumphy* (Commercial Litigation – Manchester), Sarah Foster* (Health, Care & Public Law – Newcastle), Ilana Gilbert* (Insurance – Property Casualty – London), Steven Harrison (Claims Solutions – Birmingham), James Hazlett (Insurance Litigation – Leeds), Melanie Lewis (Claims Solutions – Newport), Annabel Lingham (Claims Solutions – Birmingham), Amanda McClimond (Claims Solutions – Belfast), Orla McElroy (Claims Solutions – Belfast), Betul Milliner (Commercial Litigation – Bristol), Bhavini Patel* (Real Estate – London), Kai Ricciardiello (Real Estate – Leeds), Tessa Rook (Insurance Litigation – Bristol), Katharine Taylor (Clinical Risk – Newcastle), and David Withers* (Commercial Litigation – Bristol).


*Indicates they trained or qualified with DACB

Key Contacts