Gowling WLG (UK) LLP announces incoming Chair

International law firm Gowling WLG announced that effective from May 2020, Andy Stylianou will become the UK LLP’s new Chair.

The appointment follows the decision of the firms current Chair, Andrew Witts, to return to his fraud and asset recovery practice full-time in spring 2020.

Andrew said: “It’s been a privilege to be Chair and to be part of the transformation that has taken us to the thriving international firm we are today. I’m confident there will be more success to come and I will be offering Andy my full support.”

The incoming Chair, Andy Stylianou is a long-standing Corporate M&A/Private Equity partner, leading the firm’s London team with a range of national and international clients. Andy said: “It’s an exciting new role for me and we’re very ambitious about where the firm is headed. We’ve always been famous for our people, our culture and going above and beyond for clients and we’re now competing on a much bigger international scale.

Chief Executive of Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, David Fennell commented: “Andrew has been a huge part of the firm’s sucess and there’s no one who has put in more travel to be there for our clients and our people. Andy is very much in the same mould.”