Eaton Smith appoints new Senior Partner

Published 24th Jun 2021 by Events

Eaton Smith are delighted to announce that Deborah Melluish has been appointed Senior Partner.

Deborah Melluish has taken over the role from Ben Cooper who has retired from the firm as a Partner but remains as a consultant.

Deborah is a Partner and head of the Corporate and Commercial Team. She is a well-known figure in the local business community and has worked with many of the most successful businesses in the region.

Ben Cooper said: “Over the past 39 years as a solicitor, I have had the good fortune to work with fantastic colleagues and clients and to watch the firm flourish and grow. I know I am leaving the firm in very safe and capable hands. I have every confidence that Deborah will lead this fantastic firm on to even greater things.”

Deborah Melluish said: “I am excited to be expanding my role with the firm and look forward to working even more closely with the great team we have here to ensure we continue to offer the best possible service to our clients. We have ambitions for future growth as we strengthen our position as one of the most dynamic law firms in the region. The team here applauds the commitment Ben has shown to the firm and his highly successful years as a Partner. Ben stands down as Senior Partner with our thanks and very best wishes and we look forward to working with him in his new role as a consultant for many years to come.”

Press contacts:

Eleanor Cummings

Marketing Manager

Eaton Smith

01484 821430


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