Raft of director promotions at Burges Salmon illustrates firm’s ‘ambitious growth strategy’

April 20, 2022

Burges Salmon has appointed 13 new directors in what the Bristol-headquartered national law firm called a reflection of its ambitious strategy for growth across a number of key areas and specialisms.

The firm, which employs 800 people in its Bristol HQ and London and Edinburgh offices, also said the promotions reinforced its continued focus on delivering an exceptional service to its clients, with each new director adding considerably to the success of the firm moving forward. 

Areas covered by the promoted lawyers include construction & engineering, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, planning & compulsory purchase, projects, real estate, and tax, trusts, and family.

The promotions take effect from 1 May.

The new directors are:

  • Ellen Williams (construction & engineering)
  • Lauren Luscombe (construction & engineering)
  • Julie Book (corporate)
  • Anna Davis (corporate – funds and financial regulation)
  • Caroline Brown (dispute resolution)
  • Lucy Redman (dispute resolution)
  • Jamie Cameron (employment)
  • Sarah Sutherland (planning & compulsory purchase)
  • Lucy Owens (projects) 
  • Paul Clark (real estate)
  • Will Hall (real estate)
  • Hannah Petherick (tax, trusts, and family)
  • Tim Williams (tax, trusts, and family)

Burges Salmon managing partner Roger Bull, pictured, said: “It is gratifying to be able to announce these director appointments at the firm.

“Combined with the 10 new internal partner promotions this year, these appointments very much emphasise our ambitious growth plans as a business.

“Each new director is an exceptionally talented lawyer within their field and will have a significant role to play in fulfilling our vision of being the market-leading independent UK law firm.”

Comments are closed.


Reach tens of thousands of senior business people across Bristol for just £120 a month. Email info@bristol-business.net for more information.