Millar McCall Wylie has promoted personal injury and commercial litigation specialist William McSorley to partner following a period of significant growth at the Belfast-based firm.
The promotion will see Mr McSorley, who has 15 years’ experience, alongside Department Head Caroline Prunty, responsible for the ongoing expansion of the litigation department as well as the wider development of the firm’s client base across all areas of the business.
The promotion comes amid exceptional growth for Millar McCall Wylie, the corporate team alone has increased revenue by 100% over the last three years. Within a highly competitive local market, the firm has achieved an employee retention rate of 95% across its two offices in Belfast, and plans to grow its team of 40 by 20% with further hires across 2019.
Congratulating Mr McSorley on his new role, Millar McCall Wylie managing partner Peter McCall said; “Internal progression is an essential part of Millar McCall Wylie’s continued success, and we’re delighted to be able to recognise William’s hard work and contribution to the firm with his well-deserved promotion to partner.
“I’m looking forward to seeing William flourish as he steps up to the challenge, leading his team to deliver the best possible service to our clients.”
William McSorley said; “Being promoted to partner is a milestone in my career and an achievement I am very proud of. My focus is now on continuing to add value to my team, the wider business and our clients.”
Originally from Armagh, William McSorley has extensive experience advising clients on issues relating to all areas of civil litigation and has represented a wide range of claimants, insurers and local businesses.
Dual-qualified, he studied law at Trinity College Dublin and practiced in the Republic of Ireland for several years before relocating back to his native Northern Ireland. He has been with Millar McCall Wylie for four years.
Millar McCall Wylie, crowned Legal 500 Northern Ireland Law Firm of the Year 2019, offers a range of legal services and advice across all areas of Corporate/M&A, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Media & Entertainment, Real Estate, Employment, Family & Matrimonial and Private Client and is consistently ranked in the top five NI corporate law firms in Experian Rankings.