Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has promoted four of its people to managing associate and associate in its Southampton office.
Cole Stacey (banking & finance) has been promoted to the role of managing associate while Amy Eames (commercial), Howard Duckworth (commercial) and Tom Johnson (banking) have all been promoted to the role of associate.
The good news in Southampton is part of a wider raft of promotions nationally with a total of 31 managing associate and associate promotions announced across the firm’s UK offices.
Jon Hales, partner and head of WBD’s Southampton office, said: “Congratulations to all our new managing associates and associates. We are immensely proud of the talent held in WBD and all those promoted have made a significant contribution to our firm that deserves to be recognised and celebrated.”
“Our people are at the heart of what we do and we want them to enjoy long and successful careers with us. This is why we work hard to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to develop, grow and be rewarded for their success.”
Ranking in the UK’s top 20 law firms, WBD provides legal expertise in eleven key sectors from across eight offices in the UK and 18 offices in the US. In Southampton, the firm employs around 150 people.