Leading law firm, Ashfords LLP, is delighted to announce the promotion of Claire Boucher to a Senior Associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Team, in its Taunton office. Previously an Associate in Ashfords' Dispute Resolution Team, Claire's promotion strengthens the firm's commercial litigation offering.
Claire has extensive experience in advising both private and commercial clients in relation to a variety of commercial disputes, including pursuing, and defending all types of contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, claims concerning professional negligence, company restorations, debt recovery and enforcement action. She is also experienced at giving general litigation advice. Claire is able to advise and support clients through all stages of litigation and often successfully settles disputes through ADR, including mediation.
In 2014, Claire completed a four month full-time secondment to the litigation team of Post Office Limited in London. In 2016, Claire completed a short placement in the litigation team of a commercial firm in Perth, Australia.
Three other high-profile Senior Associates have also been promoted across Ashfords' Exeter, Bristol and Plymouth offices. These include Simon Bailey and Carli Hooton in Ashfords' Real Estate Team based in Exeter and Suzie Miles in the Company Commercial Team in Bristol.
Commenting on the appointments, Ashfords' CEO, Garry Mackay: “Encouraging growth and development of our people continues to be a key priority for us. This year's promotions not only reinforces the quality our people but recognises their contribution to the firm."
Stuart Mathews, Partner and Head of Taunton at Ashfords LLP commented: “Claire's appointment as Senior Associate is richly deserved. She is an exceptional lawyer and comes highly recommended by our clients."
Claire Boucher said: "I am absolutely delighted to be appointed as a Senior Associate and look forward to continuing to work with existing commercial clients, as well as developing relationships with new ones."