Thursfields promotes 12 lawyers to recognise key strengths they bring to the firm

Top Midlands law firm Thursfields Solicitors has promoted 12 lawyers in recognition of their skills, hard work and client focus in the past year.

Team Promotions

Key promotions are Stewart Coles, Louise Jones and Laura Williams, who have all become directors in the firm’s Commercial Property, Residential Property and Family departments respectively, and Harbinder Gosal, who is now an associate director in the Family department.

Michelle O’Hara, managing director of Thursfields Solicitors, said: “We’re delighted to be making well-deserved promotions across the firm to recognise colleagues’ commitment to our clients at Thursfields.

“One of the privileges and challenges of running a law firm is to shape a workplace where colleagues can bring their best for the benefit of our clients and themselves. Each colleague brings unique strengths and talents to their area of work.

“Stewart is a highly experienced commercial property lawyer with specific expertise in healthcare and pensions.

“He is well-known by agents and surveyors in the Black Country and his customer repeat business reflects his commitment to client service.

“Louise is well-regarded in residential property law and clients often feedback on her ‘can do’ attitude and drive to get the transaction through.

“Laura is well-known and highly regarded for her family law expertise in the Worcestershire market.

“She leads a team, and colleagues value her positivity, collaboration and innovation.

“Harbinder is a highly experienced family lawyer with specific focus on finances and children, and she has built a strong key referrer network in the Midlands.

“Colleagues value her empathy, commitment to clients and her strong team-based ethos.”

Other promotions include three lawyers who have become senior associates, and five who have become associates. They are:

Senior associates

  • Cerith Rees, Private Client           
  • Jill Roberts, Family
  • Darren Cox,  Residential Property


  • Nicola Pearce, Commercial Property
  • Andrew Piggin, Residential Property
  • Reiss Taylor, Private Client
  • Katherine Hall, Commercial Property
  • Georgia Morris, Dispute Resolution

Michelle added: “I want to congratulate all colleagues on their new appointments and thank them all for their contribution to Thursfields.”

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