The legal landscape in the UK is witnessing significant growth as several prominent law firms announce key appointments to bolster their teams.
AltraLaw Appoints Carys Strong as Head of Training
AltraLaw, the UK’s first not-for-profit law firm, has appointed Carys Strong as a senior solicitor and the new Head of Training. With a background as a former HR Consultant and a trainer with gender equality charity Chwarae Teg, Carys merges her legal, HR, and charitable expertise to foster growth at AltraLaw. Nathan Vidini, AltraLaw’s founder, praises Carys for her integrity and expertise, underscoring the firm’s commitment to ethical leadership and social responsibility.
Mishcon de Reya Expands with New Partners in London
Mishcon de Reya enhances its Mishcon Private team with the addition of Marianne Kafena and Idina Glyn as Partners in the London office. Marianne, with her 20-year experience, brings a wealth of knowledge in advising Middle Eastern families and businesses. Idina’s expertise in transactional and advisory property matters further solidifies the firm’s private client service offering. Nick Davis, Chair of Mishcon Private, highlights their deep technical expertise and the strength they bring to the team.
B P Collins Welcomes Emma Hurrell to Private Client Team
B P Collins announces the appointment of Emma Hurrell, a well-regarded “key lawyer’” as per The Legal 500, to its private client team. Emma’s extensive experience in estate planning and wealth management is set to enhance the firm’s capabilities in serving both UK and international clients. Her expertise in trust management and complex estate administration is aligned with the firm’s vision of providing top-tier private wealth services.
Wright Hassall Bolsters Private Client Team
Wright Hassall, a leading Midlands law firm, has made a significant move by hiring four experienced professionals: Richard Dundee (Lead Partner), Siobhan Sibley (Senior Associate), Hannah Lloyd (Associate), and Michelle Harvey (Associate). This team, with a combined 47 years of experience, is expected to enhance the firm’s private client offerings significantly. Phil Wilding, Manager Partner, emphasised the importance of this expansion in addressing the intricate needs of high-net-worth individuals and families.