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Impressive start to 2017

Impressive start to 2017

Wards Solicitors is striding forward into 2017 with some exciting announcements which reflect just how much has been happening within the firm in the last few years.

Ruth Coles, who has been office manager at the new Keynsham office since it opened in March 2015, has been promoted to Partner.

Ruth, who joined Wards Solicitors in 2004 said: "I am so pleased to have reached this career milestone with Wards and look forward to future challenges in this role."

James Murray

In addition, two solicitors who joined the firm as trainees more than five years ago - Disputes expert James Murray, who works in Weston-super-Mare, and Probate, Wills and Mental Capacity specialist, Beth Niblett, based in Worle - have been promoted to Solicitor Associate. So too has Wills and Mental Capacity lawyer Rebecca Purchase who joined in 2013 and works in the Nailsea office.

Managing Partner, David Sheridan, said: "It is always satisfying to start the New Year with such positive news reflecting our commitment to progression and the long term future."

"Ruth has done a fantastic job developing the Keynsham office, which is going from strength to strength, and our new Solicitor Associates, two of whom started their careers with us, all continue to demonstrate the very high standards we expect from our local legal specialists."

"Congratulations to all of them and very well done."