Pair of partner promotions and legal director appointment in Osborne Clarke’s Bristol office

April 29, 2021

International legal practice Osborne Clarke is promoting two of its Bristol-based lawyers to partner and appointed a new legal director in the office.

The new partners will be Chris Yeo and Craig McCarthy while Victoria Gwynedd-Jones will become the new legal director.

Chris Yeo is a specialist in advising institutional investors on private equity transactions and infrastructure projects with a focus on the energy and utilities sector.

Craig McCarthy, a regulatory litigator and expert in public procurement and interventions from regulators, acts for a wide range of clients and is recognised for his expertise in the energy and utilities, transport, and defence sectors.

Victoria Gwynedd-Jones is an experienced, technical lawyer advising on a wide range of high value commercial transactions including procurements, outsourcings, and routes to market, and providing practical advice on complex contractual provisions. She is also Osborne Clarke’s commercial knowledge lawyer.

The three are a total of seven new partners and three legal directors across Osborne Clarke’s three UK offices in London, Reading and Bristol.

Osborne Clarke Bristol office head, partner Peter Clough, said: “I’m very pleased to welcome Chris and Craig into the partnership and to congratulate our new legal director Victoria on her promotion.

“Their dedication and strong leadership in supporting our clients and colleagues has really driven our business performance. I look forward to seeing the excellent impact they will make as future leaders at Osborne Clarke.”

The firm, which employs more than 600 people in its Bristol office, has also made a number of international partner promotions in Germany, The Netherlands, France and at BTG Legal, its Indian relationship firm.

Pictured, from left: Chris Yeo, Craig McCarthy and Victoria Gwynedd-Jones

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