Law firm makes raft of promotions

Peter Swinburn

Law firm Clarke Willmott has made a raft of internal promotions, with ten Taunton lawyers included in the announcement.

Laura Mackain-Bremner has been promoted to partner in the commercial and private client litigation team.

Tom Potts has also been promoted to partner in the growing corporate team.

Making the switch from associate to senior associate in Taunton are Carly Blunn, home sales; Harriet Neusinger, private capital; Emma Barry, tax and trusts; Kayleigh Cullis, debt recovery; Irene Richardson, commercial property and Mel Smith, commercial property.

Also promoted are Ben Tasker in private capital and James Dunster in property litigation, both making the transition from solicitor to associate.

Kirill Bingham, head of the Taunton office, said: “We are absolutely delighted to announce the latest round of promotions. Offering career opportunities, progression and a work/life balance remain part of our core values as we continue to grow the Taunton office, whilst delivering a first-class legal service.”

New CEO of Clarke Willmott, Peter Swinburn, said: “I’m pleased to announce this year’s internal promotions. As always, this is an opportunity to recognise the strength of talent and diversity we have across the firm. It’s a pleasure to see how those being promoted have already stepped up in readiness for their new roles.

“Our people sit at the centre of our success and the excellent client service we offer. Ensuring their development is fundamental and part of creating a great people experience. The people we promote have all shown the skills, talent and aptitude vital for us to take advantage of future opportunities.”

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