Waseem Ahmed has joined the Dispute Management team as a Solicitor at Freeths in Stoke-on-Trent. Waseem began his career at International law firm, Freshfields before coming back to the area to complete his training. Waseem qualified as a solicitor in July 2018 and has broad experience in a wide range of commercial litigation disputes.
Waseem said: “I am delighted to join Freeths at such an exciting time, where there is not only rapid growth, but also a personal touch across the firm. I am looking forward to working with the team at Freeths, and our clients in the Staffordshire area”
Stephen Hadley, who leads the Dispute Management team in Stoke-on-Trent added: “We are delighted to have somebody with Waseem’s quality and enthusiasm join the department. His appointment strengthens our general litigation offering supporting our existing team of experienced lawyers.”
Peter Gavin, Managing Partner of Freeths’ Stoke office commented: “We are really proud that we are making rapid progress in Stoke-on-Trent, underpinned by our ability to attract high calibre lawyers, such as Waseem. Further growth for the Stoke office in 2019 is very much on our agenda. Financial growth at Freeths has allowed us to invest across the UK, including a new Liverpool office in 2018 and plans to open in Bristol in 2019”
Freeths LLP is a top 50, full service commercial law firm. With 12 offices across the UK, Freeths has a presence in the majority of the major cities. Staff numbers have increased to 890 including 195 partners & directors in recent years. The Legal 500 2019 states “Delivering ‘excellent service all-around’, Freeths LLP is praised for its outstanding depth of knowledge’”.