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Thriving Law firm Brethertons LLP announces new partner promotions.

Brethertons solicitors has announced the promotion of a number of lawyers; including three to Partner, three to Senior Associate and three to Associate positions.

Joining the Partnership in the 2021 promotion round are lawyers Emma Crocker, Ben Foley, and Dawn Millar.

The promotions, which take effect on 1st April, take the total number of partners to 26. 

Promoted to Senior Associate are Sian Buxton, Laura Stuart and Joanne Soar.

Lawyers promoted to Associate are Annabel Burchett, Holly Pearce and Emma Kirkland.

Alison McCormack, CEO at Brethertons, says of the new appointments, “I know there is an old saying that ‘good things come in threes’ and it is certainly the case here. I would like to congratulate each of our staff members who has achieved promotion. This is well deserved recognition, reflecting their consistent focus on excellence in client service in their fields of expertise.  Each of our successful candidates has proven themselves to uphold and embody the values of the Brethertons business and most especially throughout this pandemic year.   

Brethertons has a long history of recognising and rewarding our colleagues who go above and beyond and we remain committed to retaining and appointing the brightest and the best in the legal profession. I am incredibly proud of all Brethertonians at this time. They have shown an incredible level of dedication and resilience over the last 12 months.”

Emma Crocker has over 10 years’ experience as a Residential Conveyancing Solicitor and will be managing a team based in three locations. Residential Conveyancing represents a significant area of growth for the firm.

Dawn Millar has been a family law specialist for over 20 years. Dawn is a also a Resolution accredited Specialist on pensions on Divorce

Ben Foley joined Brethertons in 2014 from a national firm of solicitors and leads the Property Management litigation team, one of the firm’s niche areas.

Linda Jones, Director of Legal Services who manages the legal teams at Board level, said of the appointments, “Emma, Dawn and Ben have a wealth of experience within the sectors in which they practice. They have all been instrumental in their Team’s success. I am also delighted to congratulate those promoted to Associate and Senior Associate. It has been a challenging time for law firms, but we are ensuring that we maintain a strong regional position that enables us to continue our strategy for growth in our core areas of Family, Wills Trust Probate, Property and other Individual client services.”

(Pictured left to right - Laura Stuart, Dawn Millar, Ben Foley, Emma Crocker, Holly Pearce, Sian Buxton)