Goughs Solicitors which has six offices throughout the county has made two new appointments to aid growth in the commercial property team.
Commercial property specialist and partner Patrick Mears joins Goughs alongside trainee solicitor Karling Lau.
Patrick recently joined Goughs from a leading law firm in Bath and brings with him more than twenty years’ experience in non-contentious commercial work. Karling worked closely with Patrick for many years in his previous firm and both joined Goughs at the same time.
Patrick specialises in commercial property, corporate and general commercial transactions including, commercial landlord and tenant work, sales and acquisitions of commercial property, pension scheme transactions and business sales and acquisitions.
Patrick’s arrival has strengthened the number of lawyers working in Goughs commercial team to fourteen.
Commenting on Patrick’s appointment Gemma Sumsion, Partner and Head of the Commercial Team said “We are delighted to welcome Patrick to our team and to Goughs. His wealth of experience, skills and local knowledge allows him to provide practical and pragmatic advice to all our commercial clients.”
Patrick said “This is an excellent time to join Goughs. Great emphasis has been placed not only on recruitment, but also on the firm’s strategic direction and overall vision. All three elements combine to create a culture of excellence, and that’s an exciting prospect for everyone involved.”