Leading South Coast law firm Lester Aldridge has announced seven new associates and two new senior associates from 1 May across its Bournemouth and Southampton offices.
In the Bournemouth office, promotions to associate include Phoebe Chandler and Anna Perry in the real estate team, Danielle Slater and James Pantling-Skeet in the corporate & commercial team, and Lucy Wadley in the international private client team.
In Southampton, Paul Markides and Marianne Ironside will be promoted to associates in the real estate team. Also in real estate, current associate Sian Rogers will be promoted to senior associate, along with Jennie Harris from LA Marine, the firm’s specialist marine law team.
In addition, Amy Lewis has completed her two-year training contract at Lester Aldridge, and qualifies as a solicitor from 1 May, also joining the Southampton real estate team.
Matthew Barrow, managing partner at Lester Aldridge, comments: “I am delighted to congratulate our new associates and senior associates on their well-deserved promotions. These lawyers have shown themselves to be hard-working and dedicated, always looking to go above and beyond for our clients. I would also like to congratulate Amy on completing her training and becoming a qualified solicitor. As a firm, we are invested in providing career development opportunities and always look to recognise talent and promote from within.”