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Bevan Brittan promotes one lawyer to partner and eight to senior associate

Bevan Brittan has promoted one partner and 14 other lawyers to senior associate or associate in its latest round.

The new partner is Susan Trigg in the Clinical Risk team in the firm’s Leeds office.

The new Senior Associates are:

  • Victoria Barman (Commercial & Infrastructure, London)
  • Jaspal Basra (Litigation, Advisory and Regulatory, Birmingham)
  • Aimee Cottam (Property, Bristol)
  • Anna Davies (Commercial & Infrastructure, Bristol)
  • Peter Francis (Commercial & Infrastructure, Birmingham)
  • Lauren Halliday (Clinical Risk, Birmingham)
  • Deborah Jeremiah (Clinical Risk, Bristol)
  • Trevor Watt (Litigation, Advisory and Regulatory, Bristol)

The new Associates are:

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  • Scott Couzens (Commercial & Infrastructure, Bristol)
  • Kyle Duggan (Litigation, Advisory and Regulatory, Bristol)
  • Oliver Glynn-Jones (Property, Bristol)
  • Francesca Hedges (Commercial & Infrastructure, London)
  • Catherine Maddox (Commercial & Infrastructure, London)
  • Toby de Mellow (Clinical Risk, London)

Jodie Sinclair, who became Bevan Brittan’s new Senior Partner on 1 May, said: “I am delighted that we have been able to promote so many colleagues again this year after another successful year for our business – all 15 thoroughly deserve this recognition for the fantastic contributions they make every day to our firm and our clients.

“I joined Bevan Brittan as an assistant 21 years ago, so have first-hand experience of how our culture and approach enables people to achieve their potential on merit, regardless of their background. With Susan’s promotion to Partner, this now means that 43% of our Partners are female.

“We intend to continue to attract and retain a diverse workforce who have so much to offer our clients in terms of their sector knowledge and experience, technical ability and passion for what they do.”

The firm has also made changes to its senior leadership team. Property Partner James Atkins has become the new Leeds office head and Corporate Partner Christian Hunt has become the firm’s new national Head of Commercial Services. Finance Partner Louise Leaver will meanwhile become the firm’s new national Head of Housing.

The firm has also seen seven new partners join in little more than 12 months.

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