Raft of business hires at Ashtons Legal

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Ashtons Legal has further expanded its Business Client Group with a number of significant hires.

In the past four months, Ashtons has welcomed one new partner, two senior associates, three associates and two solicitors to their Dispute Resolution, Agriculture & Estates and Commercial Property teams.

Kirsteen Durrant is Ashtons’ newest partner and joins the highly regarded Property Dispute Resolution team along with new associate Jasdeep Rai and solicitor Sheree Richardson. Furthermore, the Dispute Resolution team has been bolstered by senior associates Katie Emerson and Ina Beurich and associate Gino Ballestracci. Associate Fenella Eddell has joined the top-tier Agriculture & Estates team, and Ian Hylton, solicitor, brings many years of expertise to the firm’s thriving Commercial Property team.

(l-r) Sheree Richardson, Kirsteen Durrant and Jasdeep Rai.

Ashtons’ Business Client Group makes up a third of the whole firm and is a big growth area – these new appointments highlight the firm’s ongoing commitment to providing a first-class service for businesses and individuals alike.

Legal commentators Legal 500 speak highly of Ashtons Business Client Group – “A ‘diligent, helpful team, for which nothing is too much trouble’, this corporate group continues to raise its profile on both a regional and national level”.

James Tarling, CEO of Ashtons, says: “I am delighted to welcome Kirsteen, Jasdeep, Sheree, Katie, Ina, Gino, Fenella and Ian to the Ashtons’ team. I know that they share our passion of helping our business clients to thrive and succeed, and I look forward to seeing them all achieve their long-term career ambitions with Ashtons Legal.”

James goes on to say: “These recent recruits are the result of significant ongoing investment in our business, and we continue to look for more ambitious lawyers to join our team who share our vision of ensuring that our business clients reach their potential at every step of their journey.”


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