“Listen to the encouragement to push yourself”

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Published on: December 07, 2016


Marika Eastwick-Field accepted an offer to join the Russell McVeagh partnership, with effect from Thursday 1 December. Marika has been with the firm for nine years, originally joining as a solicitor in the firm’s Litigation Group in 2008.

Marika says, I came to Russell McVeagh because I wanted to work on complex and challenging commercial disputes. I’m still here because I love the people and the culture of Russell McVeagh, and I get to work with fantastic clients.”

With Marika’s appointment to Partner, she bolsters the firm’s commercial litigation capability, with a particular focus on advisory and disputes work in financial markets, insurance, real estate and construction.

Sarah Armstrong, Practice Group Chair, says, “Marika inspires confidence in clients and fellow colleagues. She is someone they can trust, and turn to for any particularly difficult or tricky issue. Marika’s appointment further strengthens our partnership, with a combination of specialist skills, diversity of thinking, and a passion to deliver.”

When asked about the critical success factors in her career journey to date, Marika commented, “Working with an amazing and supportive team, loving what I do, and listening to those who have encouraged me to push myself.”

Russell McVeagh congratulates Marika on her new appointment.


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