New Partner Heads up Cheltenham Commercial Team

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New Partner Heads up Cheltenham Commercial Team

Cheltenham lawyers Harrison Clark Rickerbys are expanding their commercial team with the addition of partner and team head Stephen Thomas.

Stephen, an experienced commercial solicitor with extensive expertise in all forms of business related contracts, trained in London and then went on to work for Legal & General and outsourcing companies, Marlborough Stirling Plc and Hazell Carr plc, where he was Head of Legal and Company Secretary.

He said: “I’m very much looking forward to working with the commercial team and developing their considerable strengths. The economy in Gloucestershire is thriving and we will be able to support that growth, giving companies the highest quality advice and expertise. Contracts are the life blood of most businesses and our objective is to help our clients put in place the highest quality contracts with their suppliers and customers.”

Stephen has particular experience and expertise in the financial services, outsourcing and tech sectors and aims to be a trusted adviser to his clients.

Robert Capper, Head of Commercial for the firm, said: “Stephen has considerable expertise and is well-placed to lead the Cheltenham team into the future. I am delighted that he could join us and I know that the team will go from strength to strength.”

Harrison Clark Rickerbys has 450 staff and partners based at offices in Cheltenham, the Thames Valley, Worcester, Birmingham, Hereford and the Wye Valley, who provide a complete spectrum of legal services to both business and private clients, regionally and nationwide. The firm also has a number of highly successful teams specialising in individual market sectors, including health and social care, education, agricultural and rural affairs, defence, security and the forces, advanced manufacturing and construction.