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Promotions for Boyes Turner team


THAMES Valley-based law firm Boyes Turner has announced a raft of promotions, which it says underlines its growing strength as a full-service law firm.

Senior associate in dispute resolution Stephen Baker, and senior associate in employment Andrew Whiteaker have both been promoted to director.

Meanwhile, associate in medical negligence Julie

Marsh, associate in corporate law Sophie Payne, associate in residentia­l plot sales Stella Perry, and associate in the court of protection Alexander Wright have all been promoted to senior associate.

Stephen Baker joined the firm in 1996 as a trainee solicitor. He qualified in 1998 and became a senior associate in 2014. His practice includes corporate and shareholde­r disputes, commercial contracts, informatio­n technology, intellectu­al property, profession­al negligence, defamation, business protection injunction­s and defendant product liability.

Andrew Whiteaker joined the Employment Group in

2008. He commenced his career in Henley-on-Thames in 1999 before joining IBB in Uxbridge where he completed his training contract and stayed there for four years.

He was promoted to senior associate at Boyes Turner in 2014.

Andrew Chalkley, CEO of Boyes Turner, said: “The contributi­on of each of these lawyers has been outstandin­g in recent years. All have played a crucial role in delivering the exemplary service we strive for in servicing our clients. We are delighted to recognise that by promoting them into their new positions as directors and senior associates.”

Boyes Turner has 21 partners, 55 other lawyers and more than 160 staff. The firm is ranked by both Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession and The Legal 500 as one of the UK’s leading regional law firms.

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