Partner and associate promotions at law firm mfg Solicitors

Worcestershire law firm mfg Solicitors has announced eleven promotions including two new Partners, seven Senior Associates and two Associates.

Respected agriculture and rural affairs expert Helen Gough is promoted to Partner. Joining mfg Solicitors in October 2014, Helen has played a key role in expanding the firm’s farming and rural business client base.

The second promotion sees wills, trusts and power of attorney specialist Janna Vigar being appointed as a Partner. Janna joined mfg’s Private Client division, one of the largest in the region, in 2015.

Seven lawyers have also been promoted to Senior Associate level.

Award-winning farming and rural affairs solicitor Alexandra Phillips is promoted to Senior Associate, while within the commercial property division, lawyers Ben Rothery and Rhiannon Clark also become Senior Associates.

Also promoted is wills and trusts expert Andrew Chandler, family lawyer and child care specialist Rupinder Nandra, Attorney and Court of Protection Deputy Gill Browne, and Sally Smith from the firm’s Private Client team,

In other key promotions, rural affairs solicitor Hannah Taylor and civil litigation expert Poonam Barnes are promoted into Associate roles.

Maynard Burton, partner and chairman of mfg Solicitors said: “These are difficult and challenging times for all businesses so I am delighted to announce these promotions in such a wide variety of specialisms.”

“Helen and Janna have been with the firm now for several years and continue to impress and support clients consistently with their breadth of advice and experience. Meanwhile, having so many more rising stars stepping up to become senior associates and associates shows we are well prepared for the future.”

With offices across Worcestershire, Shropshire and in central Birmingham, mfg Solicitors employ 212  people, including 31 partners advising on a range of commercial and private matters.

Biographies of all 11 solicitors can be found here.