Appointment of New PartnersWe are delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Gilbert and Rebecca Manson as Salaried Partners as from 1st October 2012.

Alex obtained his law degree at the University of Sheffield in June 2005 and went on to achieve a distinction on the Legal Practice Course in June 2007.  Following his qualification in September 2009, Alex joined Edwards Duthie Shamash as a specialist family solicitor in January 2010.  Alex advises clients on a wide range of family law issues including divorce, financial resolution (matrimonial and cohabitation), arrangements for children and domestic violence.  In his financial resolution work, he regularly advises clients regarding business assets, pension provisions and tax implications on the sale of matrimonial property.  Alex also has niche expertise in the area of Human Fertilisation and Embryology.

Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in October 2009 and immediately joined Edwards Duthie Shamash’s Community Law Department.  Having studied Law at Kings College London, she undertook travel and legal work prior to completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law. Rebecca undertook a range of housing work during her training contract before qualifying into this area and now works on various housing matters including possession, disrepair, homelessness and unlawful eviction cases.

These appointments will add the the strength and depth of talent that we have in the firm at Partnership level.