Movers & Shakers: South West



  • Womble Bond Dickinson has welcomed newly qualified solicitor David Ramsbottom to the national agriculture team
  • Royds Withy King has appointed four new partners. Set to join the firm’s Bath office is Lee Taylor who will lead the residential development team from April 2020
  • Rundlewalker has appointed a new director. Jenna Hamilton-Pursglove leads the conveyancing department and is a chartered legal executive and joined the firm at the beginning of January 2020
  • Ashfords has welcomed family solicitor Megan Prideaux to its Bristol office
  • Excello Law has welcomed Naomi Lelliott to the firm
  • Lester Aldridge has announced the appointment of John Turner as director of their dispute resolution team
  • WBW Solicitors has welcomed solicitor Jacqueline Carslaw to its Launceston office
  • Browne Jacobson has announced 22 promotions to senior associate. The promotions will take effect from 1 May 2020. In the Exeter office Becky Wyld (clinical negligence) has been promoted
  • Lester Aldridge has announced that a number of trainees have completed their training contracts and are now qualified solicitors, including Erin Collins and Ashley Brown


  • Lodders has appointed Faye Reynolds as an associate partner in the employment team based in the Cheltenham office
  • WBW Solicitors has appointed private client solicitor Jacqueline Carslaw to the firm’s Launceston office


  • Steele Raymond has appointed Chris Dolan as a partner in the commercial property team
  • WBW Solicitors has announced that tax and trust specialists, Laura Brutti and Susannah Bower, have both been promoted to partners
  • Clarke Willmott has made a number of appointments in its debt recovery team in Taunton: Simon Little, Ruth Horner, Phoebe Simpson, Matilda Jeans and Tyler Caddy
  • Stone King has welcomed solicitor Hannah Duddridge to its family and mediation team
  • Wards Solicitors has appointed Sophie Driscoll as a solicitor in the disputes team based in the Weston-super-Mare office
  • Wards Solicitors has appointed Jessica Joules as a solicitor in the wills, probate and mental capacity team based in the Weston-super-Mare office
  • Steele Raymond has made two senior appointments. Georgina du Pon has joined the firm as a residential conveyancing associate solicitor and Harriet Dormer as a solicitor in the private client team
  • Setfords has made a number of senior appointments. Sarah Waddington, a licensed conveyancer with over 15 years’ experience, has joined the firm as a consultant


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