Gregg Latchams make new senior appointments

Bristol and London-based law firm Gregg Latchams has welcomed three fee earners to the team including a new Head of Regulatory and Licensing.

Melissa Toney, who was named as one of the top 100 most influential Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people in Bristol’s 2018 power list, will head up the regulatory and licensing team based at the firm’s Queen Square office. As Head of Regulatory and Licensing, Melissa will be delivering advanced legal services and compliance-based advice to individuals and businesses across the South West region.

Melissa also joined the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agents Team (NTSELAT) as a secondary solicitor and while part of this body she played an intricate role in drafting the LEA enforcement policy

When asked about her new position at Gregg Latchams, Melissa commented: “I am thrilled to be taking on this new challenge and work with the already fantastic team. I can’t wait to help build on our strategy for 2020, get to know our clients and help the department develop and nurture talent of the future.”

The firm has also strengthened its dispute resolution team with Solicitor, Holly Snook and the commercial property department welcomes new Solicitor, Sammy Macdermid to its growing team.

Commenting on the appointments, Head of Corporate and Commercial at Gregg Latchams, Paul Hardman said: “All our new joiners have one thing in common: they have all arrived at Gregg Latchams from a diverse range of backgrounds and qualifications.  I am delighted that they have decided to join the Gregg Latchams family and look forward to seeing how they will apply their unique experiences and expertise to the breadth of work that the firm offers its clients.”