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Solicitors strengthen team

Posted onPosted on 15th Oct
Solicitors strengthen team

The Banner Jones Group, which includes Bilton Hammond Solicitors in Mansfield and Banner Jones Solicitors in Chesterfield and Sheffield, have recently strengthened several of their key departments with the addition of five new team members.

Chris Sellars, director of human resources, said: “These appointments come at a time of sustained growth in our business and they will allow us to continue to develop our service offering to clients.”

Katie Ash (formerly Beal) joins Banner Jones from Bhayani Bracewell as Head of Employment Law. Katie has extensive experience and she will be integral in the further development of the firms Employment Law department.

Liz Anderton joins from Norrie Waite and Slater as an assistant solicitor in the Criminal Defence department. Liz has over five years of experience in this sector.

The Business Legal Services Team has also been strengthened by the arrival of Ian Osborn, who joins from Square One Law in Newcastle as an assistant solicitor. Ian specialises in commercial property and his experience will add strength and depth to the already highly-regarded team.

The residential conveyancing team has been further bolstered by the addition of Barbara Vickers based at the Dronfield office. Barbara joins one of the largest conveyancing teams in the region, with 20 legal staff now focussing solely on residential property transactions.

Debbie Barker who has extensive knowledge of legal costs in the areas of Family, Care and Criminal cases joins from Irwin Mitchell as a Law Costs Draftsperson. Debbie also has experience with Clinical Negligence and Public Law legally aided claims.

Chris said:“We would formally like to welcome all of the new team members on board and wish them all the best in their new roles.”

Pictured are Ian Osborn, Debbie Barker, Liz Anderton, Barbara Vickers and Katie Ash.