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Frettens’ property department continues to thrive

Posted on: 06/07/2022

Frettens' thriving property department continues to grow with the announcement of some new arrivals and a host of promotions for key people.

The Promotions

Niki Adkins, Head of the specialist residential leasehold team has been promoted to partner in recognition of her work establishing Frettens as a leading firm in the South for this type of work.

Patsy Whitford (Commercial Property), Jennifer Smith (Conveyancing) and Will Bartley (Property Litigation) have all been promoted to Associate.

Hannah Faith and Laura Mabin have passed their CILEX exams, with Hannah becoming an Executive and Laura becoming a Senior Paralegal in the residential leasehold and conveyancing teams respectively, and Jade Baker stepping up to Junior Paralegal.

Matthew Fretten on the firm’s continued growth

Matthew Fretten, Managing Partner, said: “In what has been a continued and unprecedented period of growth at the firm, I am delighted to announce this latest series of promotions.

It’s great to recognise seven members of our team for their remarkable contributions to the firm, especially so soon after our last set of promotions.

We’ve seen some really well-balanced growth in all departments across the firm, with Property being a contributing factor in that. It is fantastic to see the people responsible for the department’s success thrive, develop and progress their careers.”

Clare Hallett on the property department’s progress

Clare Hallett says: “As Residential Property Partner, I have seen Laura and Jade develop and apply their skillsets within the department first-hand. I am committed to developing all of my team and delight in watching them flourish and grow in confidence. 

Both they and Jennifer, along with all members of the department as a whole, have had a significant, measurable impact on our success over the last few years and are thoroughly deserving of their promotions.

It’s great that other key people in our property teams have been appreciated, with Niki, Will, Patsy and Hannah all being recognised by my fellow partners in these promotions.

These latest promotions are certainly indicative of the substantial growth that we’ve seen across the property department.”

Career opportunities at Frettens

We believe in investing in people. Whether that’s bringing on new, bright and ambitious faces; or giving existing staff the opportunity to shine.

We are still looking to expand, with open positions in a variety of different departments across the firm.

If you’re interested in working somewhere that is trusting, communicative, offers opportunity for career progression and is a little different, then look no further.

You can view our current vacancies here or, if you can’t find the role for you, you can get in touch with our Operations Manager Catharine Snow here.




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