Ashfords LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Real Estate Legal Director, Emma Warren, to Partner; the promotion of five new Senior Associates and eleven Associates across the firm’s offices.
Recognising and rewarding the growth and development of employees is an integral part of the firm’s commitment to deliver an unparalleled service to clients, especially as they navigate this new commercial landscape.
Emma Warren is a specialist in Ashfords’ Real Estate team in Exeter with experience of a wide range of commercial real estate transactions in both the public and private sectors. She specialises in energy, waste and infrastructure projects and advises private and public sector clients within the health, education and energy sectors. Her promotion endorses Ashfords' real estate offering as one of the largest in the South West.
The firm has also promoted five people to Senior Associate including Jonathan Croley (Commercial & IP), Sarah Cox (Risk & Compliance), Lianne Edwards (Construction), Jonathan Hickman (Trusts & Estates) and Laura Reeve (Construction), and the following 11 people to Associate:
- Rachel Barnet, Employment
- Brendan Biggs, Corporate
- Olivia Cassells, Corporate
- Dan Cahill, Commercial & IP
- Carly Cox, Real Estate
- Charlotte Kingman, Commercial & IP
- Hannah McGown, Real Estate
- Rebecca Milton, Trusts & Estates
- Laura Morse, Trusts & Estates
- Ella Nyakuedzwa-Smith, Construction
- Ruth Yates, Commercial & IP
This latest round of promotions boosts the number of Partners at the firm to 71, Senior Associates to 23 and Associates to 53.
Commenting on the promotions, Ashfords' CEO, Louise Workman said: “We are incredibly proud of the professionalism, drive and dedication of all of our people. Now, more than ever, developing talent that supports our commitment to delivering a consistent, high-quality service for our clients rooted in a wider appreciation of the world in which they are living and working, is critical as they navigate this challenging period. This year has seen another strong round of promotions highlighting the depth of talent we have across a range of specialisms and reflecting our commitment to encouraging the growth and development of our people. We are delighted to announce these promotions in recognition of their contribution to the firm’s ongoing success.”
Ken Bryant, Head of HR at Ashfords, said: "Promoting a culture that develops, recognises, and rewards talent, commitment, and contribution from our people is a key priority for us. These promotions are thoroughly deserved and I am very pleased to congratulate them and look forward to their ongoing success.”