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Clarke Willmott LLP announces promotions in Birmingham office

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has announced a series of internal promotions including some in the Birmingham office.

Caroline Young who is in the family team has been promoted to associate while Petra Hantakova in the commercial property team has been promoted to senior associate.

The promotions follow continued growth at Clarke Willmott which has also seen recent and planned lateral hires.

Nationwide Clarke Willmott has internally promoted six partners, eleven associates and three senior associates.

Stephen Rosser, Chief Executive of Clarke Willmott said:

"Developing our people is absolutely fundamental to our business and this year I was delighted that promotions to partner included those who had originally joined the firm as paralegals.

“All those promoted have demonstrated excellent commitment to their clients and the firm as well as strong technical legal competence.

“Whether our staff begin their careers with us or join at a more advanced level we are committed to training and developing our talent.”

Caroline Young has over 20 years experience in all areas of family law including financial and children matters arising from divorce and relationship breakdown, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and complex children issues involving abuse and parental alienation.

Petra Hantakova deals with a mixture of commercial property work. She acts for buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in relation to commercial leases, licenses, easements and covenants and due dilligence investigations.

Petra also acts on freehold acquistions and disposals of large sites. Clients include national retailers, public sector bodies, lenders and investors.

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country, including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton.

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