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Southampton: Moore Blatch announces raft of promotions

By Dan Teuton
22 May 2017

Moore Blatch solicitors, which has offices in Southampton, Lymington, the City of London and Richmond, has announced 11 firm-wide promotions including six partner promotions,  four new associate solicitors and the appointment of a new human resources manager.

Moore Blatch is one of the largest law firms in the South of England, employing more than 320 people. It reported a turnover of over £22 million in the last financial year.

The promotions include five new member partners: asset recovery expert Sarah Watley, corporate lawyer Jeremy Over, commercial property lawyer Luc Agar, employment law specialist Katherine Maxwell and one of the UK’s leading major trauma lawyers Trevor Sterling.

Personal injury lawyer Fadwa Errhioui has been made a salaried partner and Dr Mala Sidebottom who specialises in clinical negligence has become associate solicitor.

Family law expert Dan Chalmers has been promoted to associate solicitor along with private client experts Philip Whitcomb who specialises in rural and farming law and Peter Stagg who specialises in Court of Protection law.

In addition to the solicitor promotions, Nikki Gowers has been promoted from HR adviser to HR manager.

David Thompson, managing partner at Moore Blatch, said: “We believe very strongly in rewarding staff at all levels for their continued excellent legal advice, support to their clients and to our firm. These promotions are indicative of the exceptional staff we have across all business locations and professional disciplines. I congratulate all those who have been promoted.”

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