Business law firm, DWF, has announced the appointment of David Gray, former chairman of Eversheds International, as a non-executive board director.
David officially joined the firm on the 1st May and his arrival follows a number of recent high profile mergers and acquisitions by the firm. His appointment to the leadership team marks DWF’s commitment to further growth on a national and international scale.
A prominent figure in the legal community, David held the position as chairman of Eversheds International for four years and prior to this, was chief executive for six years. He is also Pro Chancellor and Chair of Council elect for Leeds University.
David comments: “DWF has experienced remarkable growth in recent years and its distinctive sector-led approach has really helped it to stand out in the market. What I find particularly impressive about the firm is that every decision it takes is true to its original strategy, which is to build the business based on its client’s needs. It’s a great time to be joining DWF and I look forward to helping shape the future of such a dynamic and ambitious firm.”
Andrew Leaitherland, Managing Partner and CEO of DWF, comments: “We’ve had a number of great opportunities recently which have allowed us to significantly expand our national presence. As part of the next phase of our strategy we will also be looking to further drive expansion, both nationally and internationally and with David’s experience and guidance, we believe he will play a key role in helping us achieve this.”