14 March 2019
We have appointed Martin Lewis as Chief Financial and Operating Officer, in a new role, as of 11 March 2019.
Martin was Chief Operating Officer at CBRE for eight years. Prior to that, Martin was an Executive Board member and Director of Strategy and Business Management at Linklaters, and a chartered accountant at EY.
Welcoming Martin to the firm, Managing Partner Shane Gleghorn said: "Martin brings valuable experience of senior financial, strategic and operational roles. As we continue to invest in our future growth and develop new opportunities, this is a timely and important Board appointment that supports our long term ambitions."
"The breadth of his experience in legal, real estate and financial services sectors is exceptionally rare. Martin is well-placed to perform this new combined role and having somebody with his expertise is a huge benefit to the firm."
Commenting on his appointment, Martin Lewis said: "It is clear to me that Taylor Wessing is a progressive firm. I'm excited to be joining a team focused on smart investment to help achieve its strategic goals."