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WBD makes 13 senior promotions

The promotions bring the total number of UK partners at WBD to 128 and follow the promotions of 23 new managing associates and associates last month

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has confirmed a number of senior promotions across its UK offices, including seven new partners and six legal directors.

The promotions bring the total number of UK partners at WBD to 128 and follow the promotions of 23 new managing associates and associates last month.

Promotions have been made across the firms London, Newcastle, Leeds and Southampton offices. 

In London, Lucy Pringle and Jonathan Dunkley have been promoted to partner – with Kathreine Crowley also promoted to legal director. 

In Leeds, Andrew Hirst has also been promoted to partner alongside Fiona Graham who works across the firm’s Newcastle and Leeds offices. 

Meanwhile, Hilary du Randt and Jonny Gribben have also been made partners in the Newcastle office – with Francesca Hodgson and Stephen Dagg promoted to legal director. 

Nikki Powell from the Southampton office has also been made partner – with Dan Fawcett and Nicholas Brown being promoted to legal director. 

Jonathan Blair, UK managing partner at WBD, said: “Congratulations to all of our new partners and legal directors, whose hard work, commitment and contribution to the growth of our business deserves to be recognised and celebrated.

“We’re proud of the incredible talent we’ve developed at the firm. People are at the heart of what we do and we want them to enjoy long and successful careers with us. This is why we make it our priority to ensure everyone has the opportunity to develop, grow and be rewarded for their success.”

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