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Browne Jacobson announces 14 associate promotions

3 March 2015

Browne Jacobson has announced the promotion of 14 lawyers to associate level. The promotions cut across four of its offices: Birmingham, Exeter, Manchester and Nottingham.

The promotions follow on from a stellar 12 months for the firm in which it posted a record turnover of £50.2m, expanded its presence in the London market with a significant move to new premises at 6 Bevis Marks in the Citys corporate and financial district and was rated exceptional in their delivery of client service by Investor in Customers (IIC), making it the first law firm in the country to receive such an accolade.

The promotions will take effect from 1st May 2015 and will bring the firms total number of associates to 88.

Senior Partner Derek Bambury commented on the promotions:

"All 14 are wholly deserving of their promotions having excelled in their specialist field, contributed to the firms outstanding growth and delivered exceptional client service.

"We have an excellent track record in enabling young talented lawyers to progress with their careers and we look forward to seeing them build on this momentum in years to come."

The promotions include:


Katie Michelon (Education)

Oliver Laing (Commercial)

Vicky Gaskell (Corporate)

Adam Edwards (Financial and Professional Risk)

Emma Taylor (Commercial Dispute Resolution)

Jamie Key (Commercial Dispute Resolution)

Carl May-Smith (Admin Law)

Ceri-Sian Williams (Tech Claims & Social Care)

Laurinda Bower (Health)

Damian Whitlam (Health)


Emily Godson (Commercial Health)

Gemma Steele (Employment)


Katie Scott (Commercial Dispute Resolution)


Victoria McIntosh (Education)

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