Local solicitors Morrisons LLP have celebrated the start of 2015 with new appointments across the board at three of its five offices. The 13-strong partnership, led by Managing Partner Paul Harvey, welcomed Catherine Fisher as a Partner, together with three new members of staff.
Catherine joins the Dispute Resolution team from UK200 law firm Coffin Mew where she was a partner and has previously worked for Barlow Robbins LLP. She brings a wealth of expertise, particularly in professional negligence actions against professional services firms, and has many years’ experience of acting for corporate clients and entrepreneurs, dealing with high-value contract and tort claims; partnership and shareholder disputes.
Other new recruits included Graham Halsall, Associate Solicitor for Dispute Resolution and Alyssa Ali, Personal Injury Paralegal, based in Redhill, as well as Joy Hankins, Consultant for the Employment team in Camberley.
The appointments mark the start of another exciting year for Morrisons following several years of expansion which now sees the 285 year old firm with five locations across Surrey and South West London, and over 140 staff. The firm has offices in Redhill, Woking, Wimbledon, Teddington and Camberley and is ranked as a leading firm in Chambers and Partners 2015 and Legal 500.
Paul Harvey, Managing Partner commented: “We are delighted to welcome Catherine to the partnership. Her extensive experience will make a real difference to the practice and demonstrates further our commitment to recruiting the best lawyers to provide outstanding legal services for businesses and individuals. By strengthening our Dispute Resolution team we can offer greater expertise and an even higher standard of service when clients need us.”
Catherine Fisher, Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution said, “I’m delighted to have joined Morrisons and the fantastic team here. The firm’s commitment to the provision of high quality legal services is a great fit with my experience and approach to client service. Morrisons have very exciting plans for growth and I’m looking forward to supporting those plans by expanding the reach and range of the dispute resolution team.”
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