27 October 2022

Battens Solicitors is delighted to announce that four of its talented staff are being promoted to senior positions across three departments in recognition of their hard work and commitment to the firm.

Congratulations go to family solicitor Lesley Powell who is being promoted to Senior Associate and to her colleague in the family team, solicitor Emily Davies who is being promoted to Associate. Lesley and Emily are part of a large multi specialist practice which is one of the leading family law departments in the South West.

Private Client lawyer Sally Manning is being promoted to Senior Associate. Sally, who has a long history with the firm has been instrumental in establishing and strengthening Batten’s presence in the east of Somerset by managing its Castle Cary office.

Tracy Neal is joint head of the busy Agriculture and Rural Property team in Batten’s Sherborne office and has played a leading role in developing the department and its reach across Somerset and Dorset. Tracy is being appointed to the role of Senior Associate.

The Managing Director of Battens, Ceri Stephens said; ‘We are immensely proud of our multi-talented staff, we recognise the contribution they have all made to the ongoing success of our firm which continues to grow and thrive.’

Pictured from left to right: Sally Manning, Emily Davies, Lesley Powell and Tracy Neal.

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