On the move: the latest East Midlands hires

The 16 promoted at PKF Smith Cooper

Accounting and advisory firm PKF Smith Cooper has promoted 16 people, the largest cohort in a single promotion window.

The promotions include team members in the firm’s audit, business recovery & insolvency, corporate finance, marketing, tax, private client and VAT and indirect taxes teams.

David Nelson, senior partner at PKF Smith Cooper, said: “We have enjoyed another strong year as a business, seeing double-digit growth across many of our services lines. Our success creates opportunities for both professional development and career progression and, as a business, we are proud to be able to satisfy much of the increased demand for our services through the promotion of talented team members.

“I would like to congratulate all 16 team members on their achievements and wish them every success in their future careers with us.”

Molly Evans

Timms Solicitors has appointed Molly Evans in a permanent position as a solicitor within its personal injury department based at the firm’s Derby and Swadlincote offices, following the completion of her training contract.

Evans studied for her law degree at Keele University followed by the Legal Practice Course and Masters’ Degree at Birmingham City University, alongside working as a family law paralegal and then later as a conveyancing paralegal.

Evans joins the personal injury team at Timms which is headed up by senior associate solicitor Natasha Layton.

Timms Solicitors managing partner Fiona Moffat said: “As a firm, we are fully committed to investment in the training of the next generation of law practitioners at all levels.

“I am delighted that Molly has now joined us in a permanent position following the successful completion of her training contract.

“Her appointment recognises her hard work during her studies and in her training contract, and Timms’ commitment to training and the promotion of talented individuals.

“She is a great asset to this growing team, and we look forward to supporting her in her continuing professional development and future career.”

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