Two New Partners for JMW


Joy_Kingsley_Bill_Jones_Chris_Moss_and_Carl_Moran_small2.jpgLeading Manchester law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has appointed two new Partners in response to their continued growth.

Chris Moss joins JMW as Partner and Head of Corporate from international law firm Pinsent Masons where he was a Partner in their corporate department for over 5 years. Chris advises clients on all aspects of corporate law in particular M&A, MBO’s, takeovers and flotations and has worked on many large transactions for both public sector and private companies.

Carl Moran joins JMW as a Partner in the employment department from Manchester law firm Nexus where he was Head of Employment for 5 years. Previously Carl was at major international law firm Eversheds. He specialises in all areas of employment law with particular experience in redundancies, unfair and wrong dismissals, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, discrimination law and employment tribunals. In the Legal 500 2010 Edition they describe Carl as ‘excellent’ and comment that clients say that his ‘advice has been spot on.’

Carl will be joined by Laura Skelly, who also joins JMW’s employment department as a Solicitor from Newcastle law firm Dickinson Dees.

This is yet another in a string of high profile appointments for JMW which saw Joy Kingsley join as Senior Partner from Pannone’s in September 2010 followed  by Ian Tranter who joined as Head of Employment in January 2011.

Commenting on the appointment of the two new partners Bill Jones, Managing Partner at JMW said:

“We are delighted that both Chris and Carl have agreed to join us in their respective roles. Chris is joining to head up our corporate department and I am confident that his exceptional experience in corporate transactions will help develop our already flourishing corporate team. Carl is joining our already growing employment team and I know that his considerable experience and skill will help them to develop further. These appointments illustrate our commitment to attracting first-rate people to the firm to build upon our already successful teams. “

Chris Moss, the new Head of Corporate at JMW commented:

“I am delighted to be joining JMW; this is a great up-and-coming firm, dedicated to providing an excellent service to its clients. I'm looking forward to contributing to JMW's already significant growth, and to leading a great team of corporate lawyers.”

Carl Moran, Partner in the employment department at JMW said:

“I am very pleased to be taking up this fantastic opportunity at JMW and to be introducing my clients to such an entrepreneurial law firm. I am very much looking forward to working with the rest of the employment team and contributing to its on-going growth and success.”



For more information:

Samantha Meakin
0161 828 1981
07595 277 842

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