Two New Partners For Clarke Willmott's Fast-Growing Birmingham Office


Clarke Willmott LLP has strengthened its employment law offering by appointing two new partners at the Birmingham office of the national law firm.

The arrival of David Robinson and Anna Youngs further bolsters the office's capabilities for its company, commercial and employment law services.

David is a widely experienced corporate and finance lawyer working across a variety of diverse sectors including automotive, retail and development finance.

He has worked on a number of high-profile M&A corporate, restructuring and corporate finance projects for both national and international clients ranging from PLCs to owner-managed businesses and entrepreneurs.

Said David:

"Clarke Willmott is a national law firm with a reputation for excellence providing practical and commercially-orientated advice. I am delighted to join such a dynamic firm.”

Anna is a specialist employment lawyer who advises employers on all aspects of employment law and employment litigation.

She has significant experience of working with clients within the retail, food, and manufacturing sectors, as well as with charities and education clients.

She is a regular speaker and a published author on employment and HR issues.

Said Anna:

"It is an exciting time to have joined Clarke Willmott as it continues to thrive in Birmingham, the Midlands and nationally.”

John Irving, head of Company Commercial in Birmingham, said he was delighted to welcome David and Anna and who bring a wealth of experience to the firm.

Said John:

“The firm continues to go from strength to strength. Both David and Anna are highly-respected lawyers, not just in the Midlands, but nationally.

“We are continuously on the lookout for talented lawyers to welcome into our teams and David is a first-class senior addition who will boost our already strong corporate offering.

“We have been looking for an employment partner for some time and in Anna we have someone who will build a top-tier employment department here.”

The firm’s head of office Rayner Grice commented said the firm's headcount had grown strongly over the last 12 months.

“Anna and David exemplify Clarke Willmott's commitment to the Birmingham market in which we continue to invest across all disciplines".

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