Browne Jacobson associates reach 100 as firm announces record promotions

L to R - Browne Jacobson associates – Helen O’Dwyer, William Reynolds, Paul Sands, Rachael Davey, Ben Standing, Kassra Powles, Mark Stubbs and Helen Forman.

Browne Jacobson has announced the promotion of 21 lawyers to associate level, a record number for the national firm.

The promotions cut across all five of the firm’s offices: Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham as well as various practice areas.

The promotions will take effect from 1st June 2017 and will bring the firm’s total number of associates to 100.

Senior Partner Derek Bambury commented on the promotions:

“I offer my warm congratulations to each of our new associates.

“All 21 are extremely skilful lawyers and are fully deserving of their promotions. They have each showcased their outstanding talent within their specialist areas and their commitment to delivering exceptional client service.

“The promotions truly represent our strength in depth across many practice areas for the firm and showcase the diverse specialisms we hold.”

The promotions include:


Laura Mackenzie-Mitchell (Commercial)
Hayley O’Sullivan (Education)
Paul Krivosic (Corporate)
Hannah Rice (Technical claims)
Joanne Mulvenna (Technical claims)


Dave Drew (Financial & professional risk)


Rachel Billen (Employment)


Ed Pollard (Health & Advisory Litigation)
Gemma Corlett (Health & Advisory Litigation)


Helen O’Dwyer (Financial & professional risk)
Mark Stubbs (Commercial dispute resolution)
Lorraine Longmore (Financial & professional risk)
Rachael Davey (Financial & professional risk)
Paul Sands (Employment)
Chris Stark (Health & Advisory Litigation)
Kelly Buckley (Health & Advisory Litigation)
Kelly Donaldson (Health & Advisory Litigation)
William Reynolds (Health & Advisory Litigation)
Ben Standing (Government, Regulatory & Advocacy)
Helen Forman (Costs)
Kassra Powles (Property)