Dickinson Gleeson has appointed Advocate Guillaume Staal as a partner.
Previously a Senior Associate within the firm’s litigation department, Advocate Staal was promoted to the partnership on 1 July 2020, some eight years after joining Dickinson Gleeson.
Advocate Staal’s principal areas of expertise are in trust and commercial litigation and he also advises clients in respect of contractual disputes, enforcement of foreign judgments and associated freezing and disclosure orders and insolvency matters. He is also regularly instructed in relation to employment and probate matters.
A native French speaker, Advocate Staal graduated with an LLB in English and French Law from King’s College London and a Maitrise en droit (French law degree) from La Sorbonne, Paris.
Founding partner James Dickinson said of the appointment: “This well-deserved promotion is in direct response to Guillaume’s personal contribution and dedication to our award-winning firm. Guillaume has contributed greatly to the firm’s growth and success during his eight years of service.”
Advocate Staal added: “Having begun my trust and commercial litigation practice with the firm I am delighted to now be asked to join the partnership and to continue developing my career with Dickinson Gleeson.”