Actons, the leading independent law firm in Nottingham, has appointed a new senior lawyer who joins the firms highly acclaimed Insolvency and Litigation teams, part of the thriving Dispute Resolution group.
Annabel Whittaker who joins the firm from Fraser Brown qualified as a Solicitor in 2006 and as an Insolvency Practitioner in 2013. She deals with all aspects of corporate recovery and insolvency, and advises businesses on resolving a range of commercial disputes.
Annabel’s appointment as an Associate at Actons adds further strength to the firms Insolvency practice, which has again been ranked in the top tier in the East Midlands by 2016 edition of The Legal 500, the independent guide to the legal profession. The team is also ranked at Band 2 in the Chambers & Partners guide across the wider Midlands region.
Annabel said: “I’m really proud to have joined Actons, a forward thinking law firm, which is so well known for providing an excellent service. I’ve known Nicky and other members of the team at Actons for a while, and when the opportunity came up to join them, it was one I couldn’t turn down.”
“I think the two main things that attracted me them was their position in the local market and their reputation, especially on the Insolvency side. And additionally they are really nice people.”
Nicky Calthrop-Owen, Director and Head of Insolvency at Actons added: “I am absolutely delighted that Annabel has joined us. She is held in high regard by clients and other professionals alike, and we are looking forward to her future with us.”
Nic Elliott, Director and Head of the Dispute Resolution group at Actons commented: “The appointment of Annabel supports our growth plans for the firm and will help develop the already great reputation these teams have in the local area and increasingly across the country.”
The recently released 2016 edition of the Legal 500 commented that the Insolvency team provides “clear, accurate and unambiguous advice”, and the Commercial Litigation team are “very professional and knowledgeable.”
Chambers & Partners describes the team as a “Robust insolvency team handling a range of contentious and non-contentious issues.”
Posted on September 15, 2016