Leading law firm celebrates promotions

28th July 2021

Newly-merged law firm HCR Hewitsons is celebrating promoting five of its lawyers to partner level.

Becoming partners are pensions specialist Christopher Nuttall and charities team head Virginia Henley, both based in Northampton, Gemma Dudley (planning, highways and environment) and James Frankland (agriculture), both based in Cambridge, and Christopher Mackie (restructuring and insolvency), based in London.

Rod Thomas, managing partner, said: “We have a dynamic team, able to offer a genuine breadth and depth of expertise to our clients, and we’re committed to recognising and celebrating excellence in our people. They are at the forefront of everything we do, enabling us to provide a platform stretching across the country from Cambridge to Cardiff and ensuring our clients benefit from the full range of legal specialisms provided strong regional network.”

Harrison Clark Rickerbys (trading as HCR Hewitsons in Cambridge, Milton Keynes and Northampton) has more than 780 staff and partners based at offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Hereford, London, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Hereford, Thames Valley, Worcester and the Wye Valley, providing a complete spectrum of legal services to both business and private clients regionally and nationwide.

The firm has a number of highly successful teams specialising in individual sectors, including health and social care, education, technology, agricultural and rural affairs, finance and financial services, defence, security and the forces, and construction.