Ashtons Legal appoints 14 new Associates
Ashtons Legal is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Senior Associates and 12 new Associates from within the firm.
Promoted to Senior Associate level are Annabel Mayer and Faye Stolls. Annabel works in the Disputes team in Bury St Edmunds and Faye is also based in Bury in the firm’s Lifetime Planning team.
The new Associates are Joanna Baker, Karen Collins, Craig Fiddaman, Victoria Harnett, Roger Loomes, Sameena Manzar, Stefan Mitham, Kate Palombo, Jessica Piper, David Sloman, Amanda Smitherman and Emma Starr.
Working in Ashtons’ Bury St Edmunds office are Joanna Baker in Disputes and Kate Palombo who is a part of the firm’s Project Management Team.
In Ipswich, the new Associates are Karen Collins and Roger Loomes from the top-tier Personal Injury Team, Craig Fiddaman from Corporate and Commercial and Emma Starr who is the firm’s Lead Business Systems Analyst.
Based in the Norwich office are David Sloman in the Corporate and Commercial Team, Victoria Harnett in Commercial Property and Jess Piper in Employment Law.
In Cambridge, the new Associates are Sameena Manzar from the Family team, Stefan Mitham who heads up BD and Marketing and Amanda Smitherman who works in Lifetime Planning.
On route to their promotion all completed the Becoming an Effective Leader and Leading Effective Teams programme that Ashtons’ deliver internally.
Ashtons CEO, Edward O’Rourke says: “I would like to congratulate all on this achievement, which is richly deserved. It is always rewarding to be able to promote talented team members from within the firm and this cohort is no exception”.
He adds: “These appointments demonstrate the commitment we have to investing in the professional development of our staff and take the number of associates in the firm to 47. Together with our 36 partners, they are working to meet a wide range of legal needs across the region and beyond.”