Avrio Advocati, proudly announces the appointment of Bruce Bowden from Leech Tishman as our new president.


Bruce Bowden, a distinguished corporate partner at Leech Tishman, brings with him a wealth of experience in legal practice and international collaboration. His leadership is expected to drive Avrio Advocati toward continued success and innovation in the global legal arena.


Philip Gilliland, Managing Partner of Caldwell & Robinson and outgoing president, expressed his confidence in Bruce Bowden’s leadership: “I am delighted to pass the baton to Bruce. His extensive experience and dedication to the legal profession make him the ideal candidate to lead Avrio Advocati into the future. I am confident that under his guidance, the network will continue to thrive and expand its influence.”


Marina Papadakis, Secretary General of Avrio Advocati, praised Philip Gilliland for his exceptional service as president: “Philip has been an outstanding leader, and his tenure has been marked by elevating the professionalism of the network, increasing referrals among members and embedding a culture of trust and friendship among members. He has left the network in a vibrant and progressive state, ready to tackle the challenges of the future. We are grateful for his dedication and vision.”


Marina Papadakis also extended a warm welcome to Bruce Bowden: “We are excited to have Bruce, a longstanding member of Avrio Advocati, stepping into this pivotal role. His expertise and commitment to excellence align perfectly with the values of Avrio Advocati. We look forward to the innovative ideas and fresh perspectives he will bring to our global network.”


Commenting on his recent appointment, Avrio Advocati President Bruce Bowden says


“I am honoured to take on the role of President at Avrio Advocati. This network provides a unique and invaluable platform where law firm owners and partners can come together to share their experiences and strategies in a supportive environment. Avrio Advocati not only fosters collaboration with frequent referrals on an international basis but also creates a safe space for our members to discuss the challenges and opportunities of building and growing their firms.
I look forward to working with our members to further enhance these opportunities and drive our collective success."


Avrio Advocati remains committed to building collaboration and excellence among our member firms, ensuring they provide top-tier legal services worldwide. With Bruce Bowden at the helm, we are poised for a new chapter of growth and success.



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