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Baker & Partners Welcomes the Newest Addition to its Growing Team of Legal Experts

May 2017

Baker & Partners welcomes the newest addition to its growing team of law experts, Senior Associate, Lynne Gregory.

A qualified English Solicitor, Lynne brings over 25 years of practical law expertise covering a wide range of disciplines including litigation and regulatory compliance, areas in which Baker & Partners specialises. She studied at University College London, graduating with first-class honours, before beginning her law career in London, working for several of the City’s most high-profile firms. These included Baker McKenzie, where she worked in the Dispute Resolution Department, and Charles Russell Speechlys, where she became the Legal Director in its Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. These roles allowed Lynne to gain valuable practical experience across the full spectrum of commercial and civil dispute resolution. Between 2013 and 2017, Lynne dealt with complex litigation spanning multiple jurisdictions including the UK, Africa, Australia and Canada, as well as compliance matters, as the in-house lawyer at Centamin PLC, a FTSE 250 mining company based in Jersey.

In her new role at Baker & Partners, Lynne will draw upon her experience, taking on a broad range of civil and commercial litigation with focus on international fraud and asset tracing.

Stephen Baker, Senior Partner at Baker & Partners, commented:

“I’m pleased to welcome yet another talented law professional to our team of experts in 2017. With her background in >multijurisdictional litigation and compliance, Lynne brings valuable experience in several business areas that we are looking to expand on this year. I’m proud to be able to offer Lynne’s expertise to our clients, while providing her with the opportunity to develop her knowledge of our offshore jurisdiction”.

Find out more about Lynne, by visiting

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