Nine promotions in Bristol office of DAC Beachcroft

May 11, 2018

International law firm DAC Beachcroft has made nine promotions in its Bristol office across six areas of its business.

The promotions include two new partners, three new legal directors and three new senior associates in its LLP and one new associate in its claims solutions group business. Some 78% of those promoted are women. 

The new partners are John Hinton (claims solutions) and Frances Keenan (real estate). The new legal directors are Mark Ashley (clinical risk), Alison Martin (public law) and Alison Moore (real estate) while Graham Briggs (professional indemnity), Karen Jensen (corporate and commercial) and Tessa Rook (professional indemnity) are now senior associates. Ellie Finch is now an associate in the claims solutions business.

DAC Beachcroft Bristol office location head Nick Knapman said: “I’m delighted that we’ve been able to recognise the significant contribution these colleagues have made, and will continue to make, to DAC Beachcroft and our clients.

“Nearly half of those promoted in this round – including new partner Frances Keenan – began their careers at our Bristol office, and this illustrates the firm’s commitment to developing and retaining talented lawyers in the South West.”

DAC Beachcroft has 11 offices across the UK, including Bristol, and also operates in Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia-Pacific.


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