Geldards’ Commercial team is boosted by senior appointment

Leading law firm Geldards has continued to grow its’ renowned Commercial Contracts team with the appointment of Senior Associate Saima Shabir.

Joining the firm’s Derby office, Saima is an experienced commercial contracts and data protection lawyer.  As well as advising clients on all aspects of contractual work, she specialises in data protection issues, working with businesses and schools to ensure they are compliant with this rapidly evolving and sensitive area of law.

Saima has worked with a range of prominent companies both regionally and nationally, as well as being seconded to provide in-house legal advice to a leading international supply company. She is further experienced in working closely with many schools, academies and MATs, supporting them with their data protection and contractual issues.

Saima joins from Flint Bishop where she completed her training contract, and worked for over five years following qualification.

Geldards’ Commercial Contracts team are market leaders with a robust reputation for providing sound commercial legal advice to businesses of all sizes, and particular expertise in sports, media and entertainment.

Commenting on her arrival at Geldards, Saima, said:

“I am delighted to be joining Geldards’ Commercial Contracts team, their reputation is outstanding, and I am looking forward to building on their success to date.”

Jamie Goldberg, Partner at Geldards, said:

“We are so pleased to announce that Saima is joining us. Our Commercial team has been growing steadily during lockdown and Saima’s experience and enthusiasm is going to be a real asset for our clients and will add a new dimension to the team”.

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