Ashtons Legal appoints 17 new Associates
Ashtons Legal announces the appointment of six new Senior Associates and 11 new Associates from within the firm.
Promoted to Senior Associate level are Fabienne Atkin, Joanna Baker, Louisa Bradberry, Joanna Cotgrove, Roger Loomes and Emma Starr.
Fabienne works in Ashtons’ French property team in Leeds, Joanna Baker in the dispute resolution department in Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds, Louisa Bradberry heads up lifetime planning in Norwich, Joanna Cotgrove leads the family team in Cambridge and both Roger Loomes and Emma Starr work in the Ipswich office in the top-tier personal injury and business systems respectively.
Promoted to Associates are Ross Blows, Zoe Byford, Amanda Cavanagh, Tom Chevous, Victoria Cole, Naomi Everett, Sophie Hearle, Jacqui O’Neill, Tony Shord, Emily Sullivan and Alice Trainor.
Working in Ashtons’ Bury St Edmunds office are Ross Blows in the Court of Protection team, Zoe Byford, Executive Assistant to the CEO and COO, Amanda Cavanagh in Clinical Negligence, Victoria Cole from the family team, Naomi Everett from residential property, Sophie Hearle from French property and Jacqui O’Neill from the firm’s Facilities and Admin team.
In Ipswich, the new Associates are Tony Shord from the personal injury team and Emily Sullivan who is the firm’s PR and communications manager.
Alice Trainor is the final Associate - she is based in the Norwich office and works in the dispute resolution team there.
On route to their promotions all completed the Becoming an Effective Leader and Leading Effective Teams programmes that Ashtons’ deliver internally.
Ashtons CEO, James Tarling says: “These appointments demonstrate the commitment we have to investing in the professional development of our staff and I would like to personally congratulate all on this huge achievement, which is richly deserved. It is always rewarding to be able to promote talented team members from within the firm and to recognise the work they all do to meet a wide range of legal needs across the region and beyond”.