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Reddie & Grose LLP appoint two new partners


Reddie & Grose LLP is pleased to announce that Dr Alan Bates and Gillian Taylor have become partners with effect from today, 1st April 2011.

Alan joined Reddie & Grose in 2002 and has a background in metallurgy and materials engineering. Alan works with a wide range of clients, in particular with companies active in the fields of engineering, metallurgy and materials science, and medical materials and devices.

Since joining the firm in 2003, Gillian has practised in the field of fast moving consumer goods, working primarily with longstanding clients Mars and Philip Morris Products S.A. and more recently with Vestas S.A. in wind turbine technology. Gillian’s background is chemistry and physics.

Nick Marlow, senior partner at Reddie & Grose LLP, said: “We are very pleased that Alan and Gillian are now partners at Reddie & Grose LLP and we are certain that they will continue to excel within their fields and that they will continue to deliver excellent results for their clients and the firm.”

Alan and Gillian remain based at the firm’s Cambridge and London offices.

In addition to this news, Paul Brereton steps down as senior partner today after 44 years of service with the firm to become a consultant. Paul has been senior partner since 2008, and will continue to work at the London office as a part-time consultant.

From today, Reddie & Grose becomes Reddie & Grose LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP).

If you have any questions, or if you require further information, please contact us.

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