DJB has hired Wendy Lavidge as its Head of Business Growth. In this newly created role, Wendy will Chair the Business Growth Team and support the company in growing its turnover and achieving its ambitious growth targets.
Wendy has more than 30 years’ experience advising law firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Linklaters and Nabarro on business development strategy and planning, supporting clients to identify new business opportunities and build key client relationships.
This news follows other recent senior appointments at the firm.
DJB CEO Peter Allinson said:
“The addition of Wendy to the team is all part of DJB’s ascendancy into becoming the leading specialist real estate law firm in the UK. Wendy has a proven track record and we are pleased she has chosen to join us”.
Commenting on her appointment Wendy Lavidge said:
“In these challenging times, I am absolutely delighted to be joining this outstanding real estate law firm and am much looking forward to working with its excellent and talented team to support them in driving forward growth and reaching the firm’s full potential”.
ABOUT DJB: DJB is a national law firm that specialises entirely in real estate. The firm has offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Taunton ensuring truly national coverage.
The firm is renowned for its high quality legal work and service.
We only recruit experienced lawyers with excellent calibre. As a result, our legal team of over 40 lawyers has an average post-qualification experience that exceeds 20 years. Most have joined us from other City firms, in-house departments and/or senior roles. Our lawyers have advised some of the UK’s most significant land owners including Barclays Bank, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Rolls Royce, The Royal Parks, The Cabinet Office and The Crown Estate. This focus on quality only has led to a 50% male and female Partner rate.
All of our clients are provided with a dedicated client care professional at no extra charge, which ensures that they receive the highest standard of service at all times.
DJB is regularly selected to advise on high profile projects such as the hosting of the London 2012 Olympic Games by The Royal Parks and the first Sukuk Bond to be entered into by a Western Government on behalf of HM Treasury. Based in London at The Shard and also Manchester, Birmingham and Taunton, DJB has a national presence.
The firm enjoys top tier rankings in all of the main directories, as well as receiving many awards.