DLA Piper strengthens its Sheffield teams with two newly appointed Associates

15th July 2014

DLA Piper has announced the expansion of its Litigation & Regulatory and Real Estate teams with two new appointments in the Sheffield office.

The Sheffield Real Estate team has recruited Liam Staniland as associate. Joining from Ford & Warren in Leeds, Liam arrived at the firm at the end of June 2014 joining Nigel Howard and colleagues working across a diverse range of real estate clients . Barney Connell has also been recruited as associate in the Sheffield Litigation and Regulatory team. Barney, who currently works for the London office of US law firm Sidley Austin, has three years of professional qualified experience and will commence his role in September 2014 under partner, Richard Norman. Richard May, office managing partner for Sheffield, said: "we are looking forward to welcoming Barney, who will join Liam in building our Sheffield team. We are confident that their experience will complement and reinforce our offering as leading advisers to our clients, locally, nationally and internationally".

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