14 senior promotions announced at Roythornes

Leading law firm Roythornes Solicitors has announced a record 14 senior promotions this month to support its ambitious plans for growth.

Lizzie Walters, Mike Matthews, Robert Webb and Sarah Whitehurst have made partner whilst Alex Forster, Jaimie Barclay and Talat Mahmood have been promoted to associate.

Roythornes has also created the role of senior associate to recognise those with greater levels of experience. These promotions include: Ann Rawlings, David Marsh, Desley Sherwin, Hannah Leese, Kirsten Rimmer, Rob Dempsey and Victoria Hope.

Gillian Nash-Kennell, HR director at Roythornes, said: “We are delighted to announce such a high number of promotions, which all take effect at the beginning of July. It really is a testament to the high calibre of staff we have here at Roythornes and the dedication they have to the company and our clients.

“We’re also really excited to introduce the role of senior associate into the firm as it’s a great way to reward members of the team who have a high level of experience. Ann, David, Desley, Hannah, Kirsten, Rob and Victoria have all demonstrated the ability to handle complex matters and large clients

Vember Mortlock, managing director at Roythornes Solicitors, added: “Our team is our most valuable asset and here at Roythornes we firmly believe in providing a supportive environment for staff to thrive. I’m therefore thrilled for everyone being promoted this month as it demonstrates our commitment to this ethos.”

“As well as championing our staff and promoting from within, we are also currently looking to recruit across all our offices - Alconbury in particular - to help support our ambitious plans for growth. We’re currently recruiting for roles from paralegals right up to partners across the firm and our recent appointment of our in-house recruiter will be a huge support in searching for top quality members of staff.”

Roythornes, a national law firm with offices in Alconbury, Nottingham, Peterborough and Spalding, has a 200-strong team and covers a wide range of expertise including agriculture, food and drink, property, litigation, private client and family law.

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