Thursfields solicitors reward talent by promoting five top lawyers

Thursfields Solicitors has rewarded five of its lawyers with new senior promotions.

Tim Edwards, who leads the company’s Corporate team in Worcester, has been appointed as a Director.

Meanwhile Philip Rea, of the Family team, and Sharon Oakley, of the Wills & Estates team, have both been appointed to Associate Director.

Also promoted are Laura Williams, of the Family team in Worcester, and Jade Linton, of the Employment team in the Solihull office, who have both been appointed as Senior Associates.

Nick O’Hara, Managing Director of Thursfields, said: “With the overall business achieving another year of good growth, I’m delighted to announce these promotions.

We have a clear progression scheme for our lawyers and have made a strategic commitment to invest in nurturing talent by providing a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

It’s great to see our colleagues’ passion for Thursfields shine through in the quality and volume of their work and in their commitment to the company’s aims to have a one-team culture and to support the communities we serve.

Tim is already a senior member of the Corporate team and has grown an excellent reputation for mergers and acquisitions work in the healthcare sector.

Philip has been influential in the development of our Family offering in Birmingham and Solihull offices, building significant new contacts and client relationships.

Sharon has a wealth of experience in her field of Wills & Estates and has shown leadership in line with our values of supporting the one-team culture.

Jade is a talented employment lawyer in the Solihull office whose presenting skills have gained her and Thursfields’ national recognition.

Laura has further developed her reputation in the Worcestershire market, improving the firm’s marketplace visibility through her networking initiatives.”

Nick added: “I’d like to congratulate all five of our newly promoted lawyers – they reflect Thursfields’ vision to grow and develop its own talented lawyers who value autonomy and accountability in equal measure.”

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