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Promotions take law firm over 100-partner mark

Five new partners have been announced at law firm long-established as a major player in Gloucestershire - taking its total number of partners to more than 100.

Rachel Parkin and Rachel Roberts in employment and immigration (Cheltenham), Jenny Staples in corporate (Wye Valley), Syed Alam in real estate (Worcester), and Marieta van Straaten (insolvency - London-based), are the latest to make partner at Harrison Clark Rickerbys.

A raft of other promotions have also been announced at the business, which has a turnover estimated at £33.5 million.

These include - to senior associate - Nathan Guest, Emme Raynsford and Morgan West (all in real estate), and to associate, Helen Cairns-Terry (employment and immigration), Katie Gotrel and Nerys Thomas in will, estates and trust planning, Sophie Phillips in corporate, Ian Seymour in dispute resolution and Janeen Brindley in real estate.

Richard Knight, the firm's senior partner, based in Cheltenham, said: "They are all to be congratulated; this is a great step for them and marks a real milestone for the firm in terms of its growth and standing.

"Clients can be confident that their needs are being met by senior members of staff with real and relevant knowledge, experience and expertise."

Harrison Clark Rickerbys has more than 500 staff and partners based at offices in Worcester, Hereford, Cheltenham, the Wye Valley, Birmingham, the Thames Valley, Cambridge and central London, who "provide a complete spectrum of legal services to both business and private clients, regionally and nationwide".

The firm also has a number of teams specialising in individual market sectors, including health and social care, education, technology, agricultural and rural affairs, defence, security and the forces, and construction.

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