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Southampton: Promotions for 17 solicitors at Blake Morgan

By Dan Teuton
11 November 2015
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Law firm Blake Morgan has promoted 17 lawyers in its Southampton offices.

In the firm’s real estate division, Allen Townsend, a senior associate, is promoted to legal director. Sue Cornall, Sian Reynolds and Daniel Kidson are promoted from associate to senior associate; Charlotte Wilson rises from senior solicitor to associate; and Elizabeth Coton, Kerry Dovey and Ben Bystry are promoted from solicitor to senior solicitor.

Social housing senior solicitor Chris Carr rises from senior solicitor to associate.

Property litigation specialist Helen Dickie is promoted from senior solicitor to associate, while her colleagues Claire Hitchman and Rachel Gimson both receive promotions from solicitor to senior solicitor.

In the commercial litigation team, Kate Briggs, who specialises in defamation and privacy, is promoted from associate to senior associate; Karl Cameron is promoted from associate to senior associate; while Ben Evans rises from senior solicitor to associate, and has also recently become a registered trade mark attorney. Criminal and regulatory specialist Tim Williamson is promoted from associate to senior associate.

Kirsteen Hook of the charities team and Deena Blake in residential development are promoted from solicitor to senior solicitor.

Managing partner Walter Cha said: “At Blake Morgan we are firm believers in nurturing and developing talent, and these well-deserved promotions are evidence of that commitment.

“I would like to congratulate all those who have been promoted and wish them the very best in their new roles.”