New partners expand the offer at Trethowans

17 Feb 2014

Southampton and Salisbury Premier law firm Trethowans, has bolstered its legal team with the hire of Matthew Barker and John Hall.   Matthew Barker (Partner and Solicitor) specialises in all aspects of mid-market corporate insolvency based in Southampton.  He has considerable experience of complex restructuring and bankruptcy work including re-structuring of professional partnerships and other businesses.  Matthew has been recognised for many years as a top ranked lawyer for restructuring and insolvency work.

John Hall (Partner and Solicitor) has joined the Personal Injury Team and brings with him extensive experience in running cases involving pleural thickening, asbestosis, asbestos-related lung cancer and mesothelioma.  John uses all his skills and experience to investigate cases as a matter of urgency and strives to recover compensation for his clients within their lifetime if they have a fatal condition.  John will be based in the Southampton office expanding on the Personal Injury team in bringing expertise in asbestosis.

In addition to these, seven other appointments have been made across the business adding to the strong team already at Trethowans.

Trethowans has bought in three new disciplines including restructuring, asbestosis and social housing (with the recent appointment of Robert Wassill). Simon Rhodes, Managing Partner at Trethowans, said the appointments showed the continued commitment to improving the strength and depth within the firm as a whole for the benefit of its clients. "I am extremely pleased that Matthew and John have chosen to join us.  They are both very well-regarded for their expertise in their areas and adds new areas of legal expertise for our clients.”