Burges Salmon appoints six new partners

Peter Morris

Peter Morris

Law firm Burges Salmon has announced that six new partners have been appointed to the partnership.

This brings Burges Salmon’s total number of partners to 81 as of 1 May 2015.

Lloyd James becomes a partner in the Construction and Engineering team at Burges Salmon.

Jonathan Eves becomes a partner in the firm’s Corporate Finance Group. .

New partner Richard Pettit, who joined Burges Salmon as a trainee in 2004, is a member of the firm’s Pensions team.

Matthew Sims becomes a partner in the Burges Salmon Real Estate team.

New partner James Sutherland is a member of the firm’s Disputes and Litigation practice, specialising in Real Estate Disputes.

The sixth new partner, Nathan Curtis, is an energy projects specialist and joins the firm’s Energy and Utilities sector group as a partner in April from Clifford Chance.

Burges Salmon’s managing partner, Peter Morris, comments: “Lloyd, Jonny, Richard, Matt and James are all exceptionally talented and will have an important role to play in the ongoing growth of Burges Salmon across a number of the firm’s key practice areas and industry sectors, by continuing to provide an excellent service to our clients.

“We are also pleased to welcome Nathan who will provide our Energy and Utilities sector group with additional skills and a high level of sector expertise that will strengthen our capability in this area.”