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Shakespeare Martineau celebrates round of East Midlands senior promotions

Law firm, Shakespeare Martineau, is celebrating the promotion of seven legal directors and nine associates, including eight in the East Midlands alone. There has also been an arrival of a raft of new trainees. 

The new legal directors include Rachel Kent, from the real estate team in the Nottingham office, and Debra Burton, contentious probate specialist based in the Leicester office. 

There has also been a number of associate promotions across the firm. Leicester has seen five new associates, including Ben Darlow and Charlotte Ellis in the real estate team, Stephanie Kyriacou, family law expert, Alex Ryan from restructuring, recoveries and insolvency, and Hema Singham, whose focus is commercial and IP law. The corporate team in Nottingham has also seen the promotion of Rachael Mitchison. 

Alongside the promotions, Shakespeare Martineau is continuing to foster new talent by welcoming a host of trainees to its offices across the UK. Trainees in the East Midlands include Jessica Rhodes and Charlotte Cassells, both of whom are joining the Leicester office, and Sukhpal Bhamrah in the Nottingham office.  

Duncan James, partner and head of the Nottingham office at Shakespeare Martineau, said:  

“The East Midlands is a hot bed of talent, and these promotions reflect this. Each person has proved themselves to be a dedicated and hard-working individual with a host of skills to offer to their team. I’m certain that they will all thrive in their new roles, building on past successes and creating excellent new opportunities. 

“By developing and rewarding the legal talent of the future, we can ensure that our clients continue to receive exceptional advice and support as the years go by.” 


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