Geldards’ Dispute Resolution team promote new partner   

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Andrea Clayton, a dispute resolution specialist based in the Derby office, was promoted from Senior Associate to Associate Partner in February 2021 in the latest round of promotions at the firm.

Andrea joined Geldards’ Commercial Dispute Resolution team in 2012 and since then has built on her specialism in the Automotive, Transport, Construction and Retail Sectors. She is an experienced litigator, handling contract and consumer disputes, insolvency, property possession and recoveries and is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal executives with over 18 years’ experience in private practice.

Geldards’ Commercial Dispute Resolution team has a strong reputation for acting for large corporate clients both nationally and internationally across a variety of sectors including manufacturing, finance, healthcare and life science, technology and sport and leisure as well as a strong public sector practice.

Andrea said:

“I am thrilled to have been asked to join the Partnership here at Geldards and am thrilled to be contributing to Geldards’ continuing growth in the future”.

Nino Simone, Head of Geldards’ Dispute Resolution team in the Midlands, commented:

“We are delighted for Andrea on her well-deserved promotion to Partner which will build on the strengths of our nationally recognised Dispute Resolution team. She has an excellent reputation for delivering results for clients and the promotion reflects her standing as well as the increase in complexity of cases she is successfully managing.”

Other lawyers promoted by the firm included;

Promoted to Senior Associate

• Catherine Gritt, Dispute Resolution, Nottingham

• Eloise Dobson, Networks Management Team, Nottingham

• Sarah Evans, Networks Management Team, Nottingham

Promoted to Associate

• Della Copley , Construction, Derby

• Dervla Flynn, Private Client, Derby

• Lewis Adamson, Dispute Resolution, Derby

• Rajiv Vaiyata, Networks Management Team, Nottingham

• Natalie Harries, Commercial Property, Cardiff

• Zoe Lowe, Private Client, Cardiff

All 9 promotions came into effect on 1 February 2021.


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