Eighteen high-flying lawyers at local law firm Hewitsons have been promoted, in recognition of their success.
Moving up to the role of legal director are: Simon Cooper, who works in the residential property team; Stephanie Dennis, agriculture, Katherine Hague, private wealth and Stewart Morrison, contentious.
Promoted to senior associates are: Lynne Adams, corporate & employment, James Simnet, contentious, and Kelly Wardell and Antonia Cooper, both of whom work in the private wealth division of the firm.
Becoming associates are: Charlotte Bull, Gemma Hill and Anne-Sophie Reynolds, all of whom work in the corporate and employment team, and Rachel Smith, agriculture.
New senior solicitors are Sarah Baron, Emma Bowman and Alexandra Messham, from the property team, Helen Deady and Alexander Wensor, from the agriculture unit and Alexandra Svennevik, private wealth.
Colin Jones, managing partner at Hewitsons, said “Not only does Hewitsons have a long-established history in training the next generation of leading solicitors, but we are also committed to recognising the shining stars within the business who continue to grow and excel.
“Congratulations to all of those who have been recognised in this year’s wave of promotions. We wish you continued success and long and happy careers with the firm.”