Partner Promotion at Freeths Manchester office

Leading National Law Firm, Freeths LLP, are pleased to announce Chris Ali has been promoted to Partner.

Chris joined Freeths in 2009 as a solicitor and has played a pivotal role in helping grow the Manchester office. He specialises in all aspects of transactional restructuring and insolvency and has been recognised as a 'Recommended Lawyer' in the 2018 and 2019 editions of The UK Legal 500.

Chris deals with a wide range of non-contentious issues on behalf of company directors, accountants, insolvency practitioners, debtors, creditors and financial institutions.  In addition, Chris has developed a strong practice advising clients on the real estate issues arising from and surrounding insolvent estates.

Chris said: “Being invited to join the partnership is a huge source of personal pride.  It represents the latest step in a highly rewarding professional journey with one of the country's most progressive national law firms.  I look forward to playing a greater role than ever in contributing to Freeths' continued growth and success.”

Joey Byrne, National Head of Insolvency and Restructuring said: 'This is a great achievement, Chris has played a key role in helping grow the Insolvency offering in Manchester, which has seen a significant number of new client wins over the last 12 months, this recognises his hard work and commitment to the firm'

John May, Managing Partner for the Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield offices said: 'We are delighted to announce the promotion of Chris to Partner, he has played a pivotal role in helping grow the Manchester office, Chris has a wealth of experience in insolvency and restructuring and he is a great asset to the firm, on behalf of us all at Freeths, we congratulate him'.


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