Sydney Mitchell LLP, Top Tier Legal 500 Law Firm, is pleased to announce senior appointments despite the challenges that coronavirus and lockdown has brought to the legal sector.

Senior appointments at Solicitors Sydney Mitchell LLP

Karen Moores, Senior Partner, Sydney Mitchell LLP, commented:

We all need to be positive during these tumultuous times and we are keen to continue with our plans to invest and grow our teams and the services that we provide to our clients.

We have secured a number of talented professionals to join our corporate, family and private client teams in Birmingham, Shirley and Sheldon.


Our senior appointments include:

  • Andrew Ward  – Associate – joins our corporate team
  • Gemma Whitchurch  – Associate – joins the family team
  • Anita Gindhay – Solicitor –  joins the private client team

Andrew Ward, Associate Solicitor, Corporate and Commercial TeamAndrew Ward joins Sydney Mitchell LLP from Continuum Corporate Lawyers LLP. Andrew is a corporate lawyer with experience in a number of areas including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, management buy outs, group reorganisations and EMI schemes. Andrew also has experience in franchise law having trained in a specialist franchise law firm.


Gemma Whitchurch, Associate Solicitor, Family LawGemma Whitchurch joins the firm from Irwin Mitchell. She has practised exclusively in Family Law since 2008 advising on all aspects of family law from divorce, finances, children matters, adoption, surrogacy, pre-nuptial agreements, cohabitation, domestic violence and emergency remedies.


Anita Gindhay, Solicitor, Private Client TeamAnita Gindhay joins our Private Client team firm from FBC Manby Bowdler.  Anita deals with a broad range of private client matters including probate and estate administration, advising on and preparing Lasting Power of Attorney documents and Wills and Trusts.


Karen added:

I believe our firm will be stronger as we emerge from the coronavirus, the resilience that our people have shown throughout the last few months is testament to their commitment to work through whatever problems they are faced with.  I am proud to welcome our new recruits into the fold.

Sydney Mitchell LLP has been serving the Midlands community for over 250 years; our specialist teams include employment, commercial property, company and commercial services, litigation and insolvency. Private client teams include family law, residential property, dispute resolution, immigration and wills and probate, tax and trusts and personal injury.

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