GSC Solicitors LLP has appointed Michael Shapiro as an Equity Partner after three years as a partner and 12 years as a Head of Commercial Litigation.

Michael started at GSC in 1988 at the age of 17 as an office junior and has been with the firm for 28 years. He was mentored by senior partners Saleem Sheikh and Harvey Posener and progressed through the firm qualifying in October 1997 as a Chartered Legal Executive in the Litigation Department. In 2004 he became Head of the Commercial Litigation team and, in recognition of his hard work and dedicated service to his clients and to the firm, he has been admitted him to the Equity Partnership.

GSC Senior Partner Saleem Sheikh commented: “This is a fantastic achievement by Michael through his own hard work, commitment, loyalty, determination and tenacity all of which are to be applauded. He brings significant experience to the leadership team which will continue to drive the firm’s strategic growth.”

Michael Shapiro added: “It’s a privilege to become an Equity Partner in the firm and to be part of the team contributing to the continued success of GSC.”