Thames Valley law firm Blandy & Blandy, which has offices in Reading and Henley-on-Thames, has announced three inhouse promotions.
Louise Nelson, who has over 25 years’ experience, becomes a senior associate solicitor in the firm’s Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts team. Louise has played an integral role in helping to establish and develop Blandy & Blandy’s presence in Henley-on-Thames since re-joining the firm in 2017. Louise is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and Solicitors for the Elderly (SfE), and has been recommended in The Legal 500.
Louise commented: “I am very pleased to have been invited into the role of senior associate solicitor and I look forward to contributing to another busy and successful year for the firm.”
In the Dispute Resolution team, with 14 years’ experience, Frances Kyle also becomes a senior associate solicitor. Frances specialises in advising on disputes relating to trusts, probate and inheritance matters and continues to play an important role in helping to advance and grow this practice area. She has also been recommended in The Legal 500 and is an associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).
Frances said: “I am delighted with this recognition of my hard work and grateful for the incredible support from the whole firm.”
Rebecca Ledgerwood becomes an associate solicitor in the Family Law team. Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in 2017 and advises on all aspects of Family Law, including divorce, financial relief and children issues. She is a member of Resolution, a national body which aims to resolve family disputes in a non-confrontational manner.
Rebecca added: “I am delighted to have been promoted and to become an associate at Blandy & Blandy. I look forward to continuing to contribute to the Family team’s success and of course the success of the firm as a whole.”
Chairman Nick Burrows said: “I would of course like to congratulate Louise, Frances and Rebecca on their well-deserved promotions, which reflect their hard work and commitment to delivering first rate legal advice and client care and the contribution they each continue to make to our growing firm.”