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  • Published:
    23 November
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Shakespeare Martineau promotes five new associate partners

Law firm Shakespeare Martineau has recently promoted five members of its team to associate partner. Jayne Doore, Victoria Bovington, Richard Thurling, Emma Porter and Chris von Strandmann will all take on associate partner roles across the firm’s offices nationwide. 

Jayne Doore is a defendant insurance lawyer who has been promoted in the Birmingham office. She has a long and distinguished history with Shakespeare Martineau, having been a part of the firm in Birmingham for 25 years. Jayne deals primarily with large value, complex loss claims, as well as those involving severe injuries and chronic pain. As associate partner, she will be continuing to consult on and handle all manner of Defendant insurance claims, with her trademark expertise and professionalism.

Victoria Bovington is well-known throughout Nottingham for her expertise in all aspects of real estate law, as well as her proactive approach in providing realistic and practical solutions to disputes. She has built up strong relationships with a host of clients, including banks, healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and life science companies.

Richard Thurling also based in Nottingham, working for the firm’s planning team, has a distinguished track record for giving commercial and pragmatic advice to both private and public-sector clients. Whether consulting with clients or tackling claims around major developments, planning agreements, Richard is known for his approachable style and dedication towards providing the very best legal services.

Emma Porter is a member of the dispute resolution and litigation team based in London focusing on the firm’s professional negligence and personal injury law practice. Emma is responsible for helping to new processes and finding efficient ways of working to deliver a high quality of service to clients.

Chris von Strandmann, also based in London, is part of the firm’s banking and finance team. He has a broad range of experience in the sector with a focus on Islamic, real estate and acquisition finance, he regularly advised financial institutions on regulatory aspects in relation to capital requirements and retail banking.

Head of development at the firm, Jay Lutwyche, said: “The five new associate partners have all continually proven their prowess and their mettle. I look forward to hearing more of their progress within the firm, and am in no doubt that they will all have great success within their new roles.

“The firm’s commitment has always centred around delighting clients with specialist and in-depth sector expertise. By recognising and promoting talent from within, we can be assured that our clients will continue to reap the benefits and have access to top quality advisers.”

"They are very professional, respond promptly, always discuss the monthly bill and have, so far, provided us with excellent advice in connection with employment issues. I have been very satisfied."

Andrew Argyle LLB, Practice Director, Potter Clarkson LLP