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Pamela Thompson elected Chair of Eversheds Sutherland (International)

Pamela Thompson elected Chair of Eversheds Sutherland (International)
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    Eversheds Sutherland (International) announced that Pamela Thompson has been elected Chair for a term of four years. Pamela will take on the position on 1 May 2018, succeeding Paul Smith who did not stand for re-election.

    Pamela is Head of the Financial Services product team. Her main areas of practice are investment fund structuring and establishment and financial services regulatory work.  

    Lee Ranson, CEO, commented,

    “On behalf of the firm I would like to congratulate Pamela on her election as Chair. She is a very well-respected and experienced leader, committed to our people and our clients in equal measure and to building Eversheds Sutherland in to the firm we want it to be.

    "We were fortunate to have had a number of very strong candidates for the role, all of whom are to be congratulated for having run their campaigns with great energy, commitment and integrity.  

    "In advance of the completion of his term, I would also like to thank Paul Smith for his outstanding service to the firm as Chair.  Having a Chair of the calibre of Paul has been of huge benefit to us all.”  

    Paul Smith, Chair, added,

    “My congratulations to Pamela on her successful election. It has been a great privilege to serve as Chair during a period of immense change and opportunity, with significant strides having been made in so many areas not least our US combination and the growth in our global client base. I hope that Pamela enjoys the role as much as I have done and I wish her every success.”  

    Pamela Thompson, Chair-elect, said,

    “I am honoured to have been elected Chair and I would like to thank my partners for the trust they have placed in me. Eversheds Sutherland is on an exciting journey and I am delighted to be part of helping shape its future.”

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