International law firm appoints Connect to marketing brief

Gateley Plc

Leading international legal services provider Gateley Plc has appointed growing midlands-based agency Connect to manage all of its marketing and communications in the year ahead.

Gateley Plc became the first UK law firm to list on the Alternative Investment Market in 2015 and now operates from offices across England, Scotland and Dubai after a decade of national mergers, acquisitions and office launches.

Birmingham and Wolverhampton -based gency Connect will now work with the full-service law firm to support the growth of all of their legal divisions and aim to continue to improve on their already immersive customer experiences to build even longer lasting customer relationships.

Connect recently appointed new strategy director Joanne Scott to work across the agency’s growing client list, which include brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, Finning, Biff and Bentley Motors and it recently announced that it was increasing its staff numbers by 30 at its two Midlands offices to support the agency’s growth.

Speaking of the appointment Alex Footman, marketing manager at Gateley Plc, said: “Gateley was looking for more than just a creative partner. We wanted an agency that could act as a strategic partner, supporting the development of our marketing strategy at Board level. Following a very competitive pitch process, we felt Connect and its understanding of our business was outstanding and we look forward to developing our relationship over the coming months.”

Antony Green, managing director at Connect, said: “We’re absolutely delighted to be appointed by Gateley Plc. Professional services is an incredibly interesting space right now. There are fantastic opportunities for those providers who are willing and able to take a strategic view on how marketing can add real value to what they do and how they engage with the market. We’re really looking forward to delivering impact and making a difference!”

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