Ipswich: Seven promotions at Birketts

Promotions at Birketts Photo: Newly-promoted Associates and Senior Associates (back l-r Victoria Bu

Promotions at Birketts Photo: Newly-promoted Associates and Senior Associates (back l-r Victoria Butcher, Tom Hodges, Melanie Bont�. Front l-r Katie Beavan, Charlotte Wormstone, Liona Beckham, Carol Ramsden) - Credit: Archant

The continued expansion of regional law firm Birketts has seen 13 of its lawyers recently promoted to Associate or Senior Associate level, with seven of the promotions at its Ipswich office.

The newly-promoted staff cover a wide range of business and consumer legal services – signifying not only the depth of talent available at the firm, but also its commitment to the personal and professional development of staff members.

Those promoted to Senior Associate, along with their area of expertise, include Katie Beaven (Family Law), Carol Ramsden (Rights of Way) and Charlotte Wormstone (Property Litigation), while the newly-promoted Associates are Tom Hodges (Shipping), Liona Beckham (Residential Property), Victoria Butcher (Commercial Property) and Melanie Bonte (Shipping).

Comenting, Birketts CEO Jonathan Agar said: “The company-wide promotions are an indication of the great strides being made at Birketts. During the last year we have focused on attracting and retaining first class lawyers and, though we remain committed to our East Anglian roots – and attract many clients locally – our quality of service enables us to win business nationally and internationally as well.”

Birketts’ four offices – located in Ipswich, Norwich, Cambridge and Chelmsford – have had further reason to celebrate in recent weeks following recognition in the Legal 500 survey, the leading guide to law firms in the UK. Birketts was again placed as one of the region’s top three ‘heavyweight’ firms with 89 lawyers being recommended by clients and eight listed as ‘elite leading lawyers’.

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