Alishia Marrocco, Gary Pitt, Owen Franks, Jeremy Hyde, Lucy Elianu, Ben Hancox, Danielle Chetwynd, Miles Barnes and Jasmine Mason have all been promoted to the level of Director. William Taylor and Kiran Vohra have been made senior associates.
Geraint Davies, Howes Percival’s Chairman said:
“I’d like to congratulate everyone on their promotions which acknowledge the hard work, dedication, and invaluable contribution these individuals have made to Howes Percival. As a firm we have a reputation for promoting from within and it is great to be able to reward so many people this year for their exceptional efforts in supporting our clients.
“The firm has had a really successful year and this achievement has been driven by exceptional people, working really hard together. Our people have been at the heart of that and consistently provided excellent service to our clients, which has enabled us to capitalise on the opportunities that have arisen. Investment in people, through both external appointments and nurturing our existing talent, is key to our strategy, our continued success and growth.”
Partner level appointments
Alexandra Hornsby – specialism: wills, probate, tax and trusts (Leicester)
Alexandra advises wealthy individuals and business owners on estate planning and succession matters, including complex inheritance tax and capital gains tax issues. Alexandra is also experienced in advising trustees, drafting and administering trusts, and dealing with estate administration. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
Nick Benton – specialism: employment law (Leicester)
Nick has experience in all aspects of employment law including both contentious and non-contentious matters. Nick advises employer clients in respect of all HR issues as well as assisting clients with employment tribunal claims. Nick has a particular interest in employment status and matters which arise for employers in respect of this issue. He also advises and assists clients with employment-related health and safety issues.
Jennifer Laskey – specialism: contentious probate (Northampton and Milton Keynes)
Jennifer is ACTAPS (The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) qualified and advises clients in Will disputes, claims against Estates, challenges to Will validity and issues arising from the administration of Trusts. Jennifer has also represented clients in a rare Presumption of Death application. As well as acting for Executors or Trustees and beneficiaries in Wills and Trusts disputes, Jennifer has been appointed as Trustee on a number of multi-million pound Trusts and can act as an Independent Administrator or Trustee.
Director level appointments
Alishia Marrocco – specialism: Family (Northampton)
Gary Pitt – specialism: Dispute resolution and litigation (Leicester)
Owen Franks – specialism: Commercial property (Northampton)
Jeremy Hyde – specialism: Corporate (Leicester)
Lucy Elianu – specialism: Wills, probate, tax and trusts (Northampton)
Ben Hancox – specialism: Corporate (Leicester)
Danielle Chetwynd – specialism: Corporate/Banking & Finance (Leicester)
Miles Barnes – specialism: Corporate and Commercial (Northampton)
Jasmine Mason – specialism: Commercial Property (Leicester)
Senior Associate appointments
William Taylor – specialism: Corporate (Northampton)
Kiran Vohra – specialism: Commercial Property (Leicester)
Howes Percival is ranked in the ‘UK’s 100 Best Large Companies to Work For 2022′ and is also ranked 8th Best Law Firms in the country to work for. The firm provides a full-service legal offering across a wide range of specialist sectors. For more information visit: www.howespercival.com