Actons has welcomed 14 new members of staff to its ranks during the first half of its financial year. 

Since the beginning of April the firm has further strengthened its existing property, private client/wealth management, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution, employment law and personal injury teams, as well as having welcomed the latest intake of two trainee solicitors. The firm has also added to its business support teams in marketing and reception.

Some of those who have joined: Back row: Daniel Harley, Jacob Goddard, Asim Hussain; Middle row: Oliver Spence, Caroline Bowler, Elaine Faulconbridge, Anne Thomas, Harry Georgiou
Front row: Karinna Foster, Sophie Newton, Nicky Calthrop-Owen (Chairman), Laura Robinson, Amanprit Kaur, Claire Townroe.

The firm added Cara Watson, Amanprit Kaur and Karinna Foster to private client, Laura Robinson to employment, Anne Thomas and Elaine Faulconbridge to personal injury, and Lisa Poole and Claire Townroe bolster the existing property team, with Dan Harley adding expertise advising on commercial property disputes and other commercial disputes. Asim Hussain and Harry Georgiou also joined as trainee solicitors, and Sophie Newton joined the corporate and commercial team. Across the business support teams, the firm added Jacob Goddard to the marketing team and Lorraine Munn joined the reception team.

During the same period, the firm also promoted members of its existing team to director, associate and one of the firms trainee intake qualified as a solicitor and joined the dispute resolution and insolvency team.

Nicky Calthrop-Owen, chairman at Actons commented: “I’m delighted to see a raft of new people joining the team at Actons, with the majority of them in newly created roles as a result of our strategic growth plans coming to fruition.”

“We’ve also continued to nurture those within the firm - most recently we’ve promoted Caroline Bowler and June Makings, and have seen Oliver Spence qualify as a solicitor. The promotions are fully deserved and reflect our commitment to recruiting and nurturing the very best people as we continue to grow and expand the services we can offer to our clients.”

Posted on Mon, 27th November 2017

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