Weightmans senior partner secures second term
David Lewis joined Liverpool law firm Weightmans as an articled clerk in 1985 and was first elected as senior partner in 2018
Liverpool law firm Weightmans says its senior partner David Lewis has been re-elected for a second three-year term.
Mr Lewis was first elected senior partner in 2018. He joined Weightmans as an articled clerk in 1985, he moved through the ranks to become partner in 1992. His second term as senior partner will begin in May 2021.
He is best known for his work defending organisations and individuals facing investigation and prosecution for regulatory offences, founding the firm’s dedicated regulatory services unit in 2004.
“Weightmans has been at the heart of my career for over three decades. I have watched as we have transformed into a full service, national offering, always maintaining a deep commitment to the success of our clients and people.
“I am delighted to have been re-elected to serve as senior partner until 2024 and look forward to working with the board and all of our staff to evolve further in the coming years.”
Weightmans is a top 45 law firm with more than 1,300 people across offices in Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leicester and London. Its headquarters are in Old Hall Street.