Promotions as Cripps continues to grow

12 June, 2015
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish

A host of promotions has been announced by Cripps as the Kent-based law firm celebrates its most successful year to date.


A total of 15 staff have been appointed to senior positions with one becoming a partner, five moving up to the role of managing associate and a further nine promoted to associates.


Managing partner Gavin Tyler said: “At Cripps we pride ourselves on giving the best service to our clients and one of the ways we ensure this is by supporting our staff and acknowledging their dedication.


“I am delighted their hard work and expertise are being recognised and look forward to working with them as they continue to contribute to the success of the team.”


The promotions follow a record year for Cripps, which saw turnover grow from £22.8m in 2013/14 to £26.2m in 2014/15.


Ed Fowler, a real estate expert who advises on the property aspects of corporate transactions, has become a partner at Cripps after 11 years with the firm.


Also in the real estate and investment department, Ben Johnston is now a managing associate, while Tim Collier, Ian Hoare and Natalie Mulholland have become associates.


Further promotions to associate include: Ray Bennett (estates), Caroline Hedley (corporate PSL), Jane Hodge (tax), Stephen Horscroft (advisory), Claire Tollefson (family) and Tom Trowhill (commercial). The remaining new managing associates are: Rhona Derbyshire (employment), Joanna Ford (commercial disputes), James Lee (construction) and Lyn Stronghill (financial controller).