On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

(L-R) Sarah Hooton, Stephanie McGarry, Gabor Taller, Suki Tonks, Leah Jones and Leanne Wareham

Law firm Browne Jacobson has promoted five people to partner in its Nottingham office.

Sarah Hooton (Employment), Leanne Wareham (Commercial Health), Stephanie McGarry (Government, Regulatory & Advocacy), Gabor Taller (Property – Social Housing), Suki Tonks (Property – Retail) and Leah Jones (Social Care) make the step up.

Derek Bambury, senior partner at Browne Jacobson, said: “I am delighted that we are further strengthening our partnership with the addition of these very talented lawyers.

“Over the years, they have each demonstrated loyalty to the firm and a commitment to delivering exceptional service to our clients so it fantastic to be able to give them the recognition they deserve. We congratulate them on this fantastic achievement.”

Independent financial adviser John Stanley has joined Nelsons Solicitors as a partner, heading the firm’s

John Stanley

specialist investment management team.

Stanley has more than 25 years’ experience of providing financial advice to clients while at law firm Freeths and Lloyds Bank.

He said: “I am pleased to have joined such an established firm and be part of its future growth. The investment management team at Nelsons has notably expanded over the past three years and now forms a significant part of the firm’s offering to clients. I am looking forward to building on its success and bringing my expertise and industry knowledge to the firm to help grow the client base still further.”

Stanley joins Nelsons from Freeths where he was based for more than 22 years as head of its financial services company Meritor Financial Management.

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