Geldards relocates 90 staff to new Nottingham office

David Williams

Law firm Geldards has relocated its Nottingham offices to Cubo’s Standard Court building in the city.

The company officially opened its new office on Monday after making the move from The Arc building on the NG2 Business Park.

David Williams, Geldards’ chairman and head of the Nottingham office said: “The way we deliver for our clients has been changing significantly over the past few years and that evolution towards a more agile and responsive service has

Cubo’s Standard Court building

been accelerated by the pandemic.

“We’ve looked carefully at the best ways for our people to deliver for clients and colleagues, and the conclusion is clear: provide our teams with the tools to deliver wherever they are, supported by a destination that reflects both Geldards’ status and our willingness to do things differently.

“We have been working with Cubo for the past few months to develop a purpose-built space that sets a new standard and supports our future ambitions, and we’re all excited about the fact that it brings Geldards into the city centre. Our business is defined by its talent and expertise, and we believe this move will help us continue to attract the best people as we grow.”

Geldards’ move into the city centre has also been welcomed by Marketing Nottingham, which helped Geldards with its relocation.

Lorraine Baggs, its head of inward investment, said: “Geldards’ move into the city centre confirms Nottingham’s status as a leading commercial destination in the East Midlands, and clearly demonstrates the presence of the kind of high-quality professional services that growing businesses and major organisations require.

“It’s exciting, too, to see Geldards take a very forward-looking approach to its new workplace, one that shows that while office requirements are evolving, a prominent presence in a major city will continue to be important. They are one of a number of businesses that we have supported in moving to flexible office space.”

Meanwhile, Geldards has made two partner promotions across the East Midlands.

Natalie Haydon-Yeung and Saima Shabir

Natalie Haydon Yeung steps up in the firm’s Family department, while Saima Shabir is promoted to partner in the Commercial team.

The promotions bring the number of partners at the firm to 67.

Elsewhere, Manjot Shokar has been promoted from associate to senior associate in the Midlands corporate team, while solicitor Khadijeh Ahmadi-Moghaddam steps up to associate in the Networks department. Tom Glenister and Tamsin Mason-Rowe make the same jump in the Private Client and Commercial teams in the Midlands respectively.

Jeff Pearson, chief executive at Geldards, said: “I want to congratulate each and every one of our talented Geldards colleagues who have worked so hard to earn these promotions.

“Our newly-promoted partners are setting an excellent example driving the business forward, delivering high quality legal advice, as well as providing an exemplary level of client care.

“We are very proud of our skilled workforce and these promotions reflect the hard work and dedication of all our staff who strive to maintain Geldards reputation as a market leader in the legal sector.”