WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that the partners of the firm have elected Wayne Egan to the position of Managing Partner, effective January 1, 2018. He succeeds Michael Statham, who has served as the firm’s managing partner since 2013.
Wayne has been a member of the firm’s Management Committee for over 13 years, and has practiced corporate and commercial law at WeirFoulds over his legal career of almost 30 years. During this time, he has built an exceptional reputation with his peers and clients in the areas of securities, financing, and mergers and acquisitions. The appointment is a testament to Wayne’s business acumen, integrity and leadership skills.
Michael Statham says Wayne is an ideal leader for WeirFoulds. “Wayne has earned the full confidence of his colleagues through his many contributions to the development and progress of our firm. He is an excellent lawyer with sound judgment and a keen vision for the practice of business law. Wayne is the ideal choice to lead our firm through its next chapter.”
Wayne is looking forward to his new role, “WeirFoulds has been my home for my entire legal career, and I have always been proud to be a part of this firm and its continued growth. I thank Michael Statham for his hard work and dedication on behalf of the firm. Under Mike’s steady leadership the firm has been very well managed, and has thrived during his tenure. I look forward to continuing to serve the firm, by working with my fellow lawyers and staff at WeirFoulds, as well as our colleagues and clients, as our firm looks forward to its next challenges and successes.”
We congratulate Wayne on this well-deserved appointment.