A Dorset law firm has made a raft of promotions as it shapes the next generation of its leadership team.
Ellis Jones Solicitors has announced seven appointments across a range of departments in its six offices on the south coast and in London.
The firm – with more than 170 staff including 21 Partners – rewarded the rising stars as it continues to develop talent from within for senior roles.
Tim McMahon, from Banking and Finance Litigation, and Conor Maher, from Dispute Resolution, have both been promoted to Senior Associate.
Rebecca Goudy, from the Employment team, and Florence Newton from Dispute Resolution, have both been made Associate.
Sophie Webster, George Patey and Luke Hunt from the Residential Conveyancing department have also been promoted to Associate. Sophie and George work in the firm’s Swanage office and Luke is based in Ringwood.
Nigel Smith, Managing Partner, said: “These promotions are in recognition of the commitment, talent and exceptional client service demonstrated by our new Senior Associates and Associates.
“We have an ethos of promoting from within, developing talent and rewarding excellence in clear career pathways to leadership positions, which allows us to shape the next generation at Ellis Jones.
“Warmest congratulations to all of our new Senior Associates and Associates on their richly deserved promotions as they enter the next phase of their careers.”
Ellis Jones has offices in in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs (Poole), Ringwood, Swanage, Wimborne and London.
PICTURE: SEVEN UP: Ellis Jones Solicitors has made seven promotions. The newly promoted staff members are pictured with Managing Partner Nigel Smith. From left are Conor Maher, Florence Newton, Luke Hunt, Nigel Smith, Tim McMahon, Sophie Webster, George Patey and Rebecca Goudy