Blake Morgan promotes 17 Thames Valley Lawyers

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Thames Valley law firm Blake Morgan have promoted 17 of their solicitors with effect from 1st November 2014.

These promotions, from 58 announced by the wider firm, are across the firm’s Reading and Oxford offices and highlight Blake Morgan’s growth and the strengthening of their teams following on from the merger of Blake Lapthorn and Morgan Cole earlier this year.

In Blake Morgan’s commercial litigation team Philip Collins receives a promotion to senior associate, while Dominic Pinder becomes an associate and Ben Clark is promoted to senior solicitor.

In the construction team, David Evans is promoted from senior associate to legal director. Employment solicitor Vicky Schollar, family lawyer Cat Morgan, risk management solicitor Sophie Young and real estate team members Cheryl McCready, Rachel Sales and Ann-Marie Dickinson all become senior solicitors.

Keith Lancaster of the planning team is promoted to associate, along with residential conveyancing solicitors Marilyn Neptune and Jackie Waller.

Commercial lawyer Ricky Sidhu is promoted to senior associate, Rajiv Joshi becomes a senior associate in the employment team, Rhiannon Jenkins is promoted to associate in employment, and Narrinder Taggar becomes a senior associate in the insurance team.

Mike Wilson, regional senior partner for the Thames Valley at Blake Morgan, said: “These promotions are richly-deserved and serve to illustrate the strength and depth of the high quality teams we have at Blake Morgan and the focus that we place on the people who make our firm.

“We have a track record of developing talent within the firm and I wish all those who have been promoted the greatest of success in their new roles.”