Sharpe Pritchard bolsters litigation department with new partner appointment

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Sharpe Pritchard, one of the UK’s leading specialists in public law, has expanded its team with the addition of George McLellan as a new partner in its litigation department.

George, who joins from DLA Piper, brings a wealth of experience and expertise in public and administrative law. He will further enhance the firm’s capabilities in supporting claimants in judicial review and public procurement challenges, witnesses and participants in public inquiries, and advising businesses and public authorities on lawful decision-making.

With more than 11 years’ experience in law, George is renowned for his comprehensive knowledge and experience in public law, and expressed his enthusiasm about joining the team.

He said: “I am excited to have joined a firm with such a leading position in the market, which includes both an impressive client base and breadth of experience.”

George’s expertise will significantly contribute to the firm’s mission of providing top-tier legal advice and support to its clients. He has supported clients operating in sectors including energy, aviation, rail, life sciences, defence, financial services, advertising, food & beverage, consumer goods, construction products, sport, media and entertainment.

In welcoming George to the team, Justin Mendelle, Senior Partner at Sharpe Pritchard, said: “George is an excellent addition to our team at Sharpe Pritchard LLP.

“He comes with an excellent reputation, and his expertise in the area of public and administrative law complements our existing team and will further enhance our offering to our clients.”

George’s appointment follows the recent addition of Jonathan Blunden, Legal Director, to the firm, also from DLA Piper. Together, their arrival reinforces Sharpe Pritchard’s status as the leading destination for public and procurement law experts and affirms its dedicated commitment to delivering the highest quality advice and support to its clients.

Sharpe Pritchard’s clients and the wider legal community can look forward to benefiting from George McLellan’s deep understanding and insight into public and administrative law, further strengthening the firm’s comprehensive legal services offering.

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