Barcan+Kirby announces internal promotions

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We’re delighted to announce a number of internal promotions, including the appointment of Senior Associate Claire Hurrell to Partner, as the firm continues to go from strength to strength.

Claire, a member of our medical negligence team, joined us in 2013 and specialises in birth injury, obstetric negligence and fatal claims.

Claire is recommended by Legal 500 and is ranked in Chambers as an ‘Associate to Watch’. She is a member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Accreditation Scheme and was also named Bristol Law Society’s Lawyer of the Year in 2016.

Meanwhile, Alison Whiles (family) and Anna Molter (Wills, Trusts and Probate), have all been promoted to Senior Associates.

Alison Gill and Joelle Allen (both Solicitors in Wills, trust and probate) and Helen Franklin, (medical negligence) are also now Associates.

We would also like to welcome Georgina Bryant who has joined the commercial team as a Senior Associate. Having joined us from energy regulator Ofgem, where she was a principal legal adviser, George has considerable private practice and in-house experience.

Bill Willcocks, Managing Partner said: “As a firm we are dedicated to supporting the growth and development of talented individuals. I am delighted to announce these promotions, all of which reflect the hard work, professionalism and commitment displayed each of these people in their roles on a daily basis.”

“Barcan+Kirby has gone from strength to strength in the past few years, and our commitment to invest in our workforce and promote talent from within is something we are extremely proud of.”

All promotions took effect from 1st April 2017.

Further information

To find out more about opportunities within the firm, visit our careers page or call our HR team on 0117 325 2929.


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