Stephensons grows its commercial team in London

Stephensons, the national full service law firm, is announcing the appointment of senior solicitors Declan Gilroy and Matthew Halton to its London office in Hammersmith.

Declan and Matthew both have over 30 years of experience in commercial law and hold a loyal client base.

Declan Gilroy is a licenced insolvency practitioner as well as a practicing solicitor. He brings with him extensive knowledge in the areas of factoring, asset based lending and debt collection services. Declan has decades of experience of working with insolvency practitioners and dealing with a wide array of commercial disputes. He was the co-founder of M&D Law and one of the founding partners of Wilde and Partners.

Matthew Halton works with clients across Europe and has decades of experience in debt collection litigation, insolvency and commercial disputes. He was the co-founder of M&D Law and previously an equity partner with Wilde and Partners.

Explaining his move to Stephensons, Declan Gilroy said: “Stephensons has the breadth of expertise and depth of resources, which will enable us to develop its commercial litigation and insolvency practice, especially in the asset based lending sector.”

Explaining his move to Stephensons, Matthew Halton said: “With Stephensons’ size, resources and know-how we will be able to grow its commercial offering and attract recovery work from both the UK and internationally, as well as expand corporate finance work.”

Head of Commercial, Jonathan Chadwick, said: “We’re delighted to announce the appointments of Declan and Matthew. Their experience in the field is second to none. Declan and Matthew will be crucial to the growth of the firm and help to strengthen our already stellar national reputation. I am certain that both will contribute hugely to the future development of the firm.”


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