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Promotions and appointments July 17
  • Published:
    05 July
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Top talent rises through the ranks at Shakespeare Martineau

The Birmingham and Solihull offices of law firm Shakespeare Martineau continue to be a hive of top talent following the promotion of five associates to legal director.

Legal director promotions include Claire Burrows, Michael Brooks and Adam Parry who sit within the litigation and dispute resolution group, as well as Marie-Therese Harper from corporate and commercial and Fiona Farrell who works in the private capital team at the Birmingham office.

Adding to the West Midlands contingent is Hannah Tait, from the private capital team, who has been recognised as a rising star within the firm’s Solihull office.

Jay Lutwyche, head of development at Shakespeare Martineau and based in the Birmingham office, said:

“We recognise that top class legal counsel, rooted in commercial nous, is what our clients are looking for and the talent acquisition and promotions within the firm are reflective of people who can deliver just that.

“The Shakespeare Martineau Academy is designed to provide bespoke training and development to our people, to ensure they feel supported on their career journey. The progression of this passionate and enthusiastic group is testament to their hard work and commitment, and utilising the training infrastructure provided by the firm has helped to catapult their careers to the next level.”

Jay Lutwyche added:

“The West Midlands marketplace is bursting with enterprise and innovation and having specialists that can support such ambition is crucial. Our teams work closely together to help advise clients on a broad spectrum of challenges, from corporate and commercial issues to personal wealth and estates planning.

“We pride ourselves on the quality and breadth of our specialist local knowledge and strive to ensure our people are perfectly placed to guide clients through uncertain times.”

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