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Raft of new hires at GL Law ahead of merger with Shakespeare Martineau

19 August 2022 |

Bristol and London law firm GL Law has welcomed a raft of new hires in preparation for an ambitious growth plan with national firm Shakespeare Martineau. GL Law will merge with Shakespeare Martineau to become its first South West office.

Four new faces join the firm. Solicitor Jing Wang and legal advisor Raluca Larion join the growing Corporate & Commercial team, and Chartered Legal Executive Fraser Conway joins the Commercial Property team. Later in the month the family team welcome Associate Director Kit O’Brien.

Jing Wang has been a qualified lawyer in the People’s Republic of China since 2014 and in 2017 she qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales. Prior to joining GL Law, Jing spent five years working in the China practice team of an international law firm, based in its Shanghai office. During this period, she assisted predominantly in European companies with their China-related business. Jing has experience in a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters, such as joint ventures, acquisitions, commercial contracting, employment, IP, insurance, licensing and compliance.

Raluca Larion has over four years of experience and has primarily focused on corporate work within the healthcare sector. Raluca will provide support on corporate matters working on a mix of due diligence and disclosure in business transactions, leading her own smaller deals and drafting shareholder agreements. She will also work with the team on commercial matters such as data privacy and terms and conditions. 

Joining from a well-regarded national firm, Fraser Conway has over five years of experience in transactional commercial and residential property matters. He will assist the team in assisting a wide range of clients, focusing on high-value transactions.

The contents of this article are intended for general information purposes only and shall not be deemed to be, or constitute legal advice. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss as a result of acts or omissions taken in respect of this article.

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