Local law firm appoints former regional head of…

Local law firm appoints former regional head of global banking group

A BRADFORD law firm has appointed the former regional head of a global banking group as a consultant.

Gordons has appointed Martin Lunt, who has more than 40 years experience in the corporate banking world and formerly was Yorkshire and North East head of corporate banking for HSBC.

He will assist the firm’s partners in implementing it’s business development charity.

Mr Lunt said: “I know Gordons well from my time at HSBC.

“The firm has always been entrepreneurial and progressive.

“I also know many organisations across the North that would benefit from Gordons’ personable and commercially-focused approach.

“I’ll be making introductions to the leaders of those businesses and supporting the successful strategy the firm is currently implementing.”

In his role at HSBC, Mr Lunt built relationships between the bank and a wide range of businesses with turnovers ranging from £30 million to £1 billion.

Paul Ayre, managing partner at Gordons, added: “Martin has an excellent reputation as a trusted adviser to senior business people throughout the region.

“He shares our straightforward way of doing business and will be a great asset to the firm.

“You can’t have enough quality individuals with his sort of experience. Clients and colleagues alike will benefit from that.”

Gordons currently counts fellow Bradford business Morrisons among clients, as well as B&M, AO, Ocado, Wren Kitchens and international brewers Molson Coors.