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Foot Anstey Managing Partner Ranked in UK 'Hot 100'

Foot Anstey Managing Partner Ranked in UK 'Hot 100'

John Westwell, Managing Partner of premier law firm Foot Anstey has been named by the industry magazine The Lawyer in its annual 'Hot 100', a Who's Who list of people who have made a difference to the legal industry over the past twelve months.

Since John became the firm's Managing Partner in 2008, he has overseen a period of growth and change at the firm. Offices, headcount and turnover have all grown under his helm over the past eight years; turnover by 65%. The Lawyer commented that under John's leadership, "Foot Anstey is embracing all the innovations of the modern legal sector". During 2015 he was unanimously re-elected for a second four year tenure to continue the firm's development. Foot Anstey's growth and development has caught the attention of several legal industry commentators of which recognition by The Lawyer Hot 100 is just the latest.

Foot Anstey has several alumni of the Hot 100. Partner Imam Qazi, Islamic Finance specialist and previous Managing Partner (now retired), Jane Lister, have also been recognised in recent years.

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