Member company Ramsdens Solicitors announced that is has promoted to partnership, two of its associates, Laura Smith a commercial property lawyer based in Wakefield and Veronica Mullins a private client lawyer based in Mirfield.
This takes the partnership to twenty and 50 per cent female.
Paul Joyce, managing partner comments: 'We reviewed our client requirements and growth opportunities, and have decided to promote Laura and Veronica to the partnership.
They have each made impressive contributions to the firm in their respective practice areas and are a welcome addition to the partnership.
I'm also proud that we continue to have one of the highest proportions of female partners amongst local law firms.''
Laura joined Ramsdens in 2008 having trained in a niche commercial firm in London and joined a Manchester firm on qualification. She said: “I am delighted to join the partnership at such an exciting time for the firm. Ramsdens is leading the way for firms of its size in Yorkshire and I am delighted to be driving the success of our new Wakefield office.”
Veronica joined Ramsdens Solicitors LLP as part of the Rice Jones merger in Halifax in 2009. Veronica commented: “'I am delighted to have been promoted to Partner and look forward to bringing my experience to my new role to continue to drive Ramsdens as the leading legal firm in West Yorkshire. I would like to thank Ramsdens for this opportunity and recognition.'