Gloucestershire law firm Willans LLP has announced five promotions across the firm.
Nick Southwell (dispute resolution), Jenny Hawrot (employment law & business immigration), Hannah Wall (wills, trusts & probate) and Rachel Sudgen (wills, trusts & probate) have been promoted to senior associates, and Laura Stone (wills, trusts & probate) is now an associate.
Nick Southwell is a senior lawyer in the firm’s dispute resolution and property litigation team and handles a wide variety of disputes for commercial and private clients.
Jenny Hawrot is a senior lawyer in the firm’s employment law & business immigration team, working alongside partner Matthew Clayton. She joined Willans five years ago from a firm in Kent.
Hannah Wall joined Willans last year from a UK private wealth firm.
Rachel Sugden is a senior lawyer in the wills, trusts & probate team who joined Willans in 2017 from a Worcestershire firm.
Laura Stone has been promoted from solicitor to associate in the firm’s wills, trusts & probate team. Laura is the face behind many of the firm’s coffee mornings and is also a key member of the firm’s charity committee which supported Maggie’s Cheltenham with fundraising efforts over the past year.
Bridget Redmond, managing partner, said: “The expertise and calibre of our people working at Willans is one of our firm’s greatest assets and I’m delighted to recognise the talent of these individuals who have demonstrated their drive and commitment to their clients and their colleagues. I look forward to seeing them thrive in their new positions.”