Blake Morgan Promotes 15 Cardiff Lawyers


Leading law firm Blake Morgan has announced the promotion of 15 lawyers who work in its One Central Square offices in Cardiff.

The promotions reflect their commitment to putting the client first and their contribution to the continued success of Blake Morgan. The latest promotions round demonstrates the firm is committed to developing talent in-house.

These promotions are part of a firm wide promotions round which recognised 37 lawyers and support staff across the firm's offices in Solent, Thames Valley, Cardiff and London.

The promotions in Blake Morgan's Cardiff office include five promotions within their thriving real estate team – Gareth Howlett (senior associate) Holly Dobbins and Rhiannon Peploe-Williams (senior solicitors) and James Mugleston and Andrew Morgan (associates). Construction lawyer Charlotte Vince joins them as a newly promoted associate and the firm's property litigation offering is bolstered by the promotion of David George to senior solicitor.

Other promotions in Wales include Sarah Whittle and Joanna Corbett-Simmons in commercial litigation being promoted to senior associate. Commercial lawyers Jon Belcher, Gillian McCue (senior associates) Charlotte Cheetham and Thomas Vosper (senior solicitors) have all been promoted and Lisa Davies and Nicky Sherard in the private law team are now legal director and senior associate respectively.

Commenting on the promotions, Blake Morgan Chairman Bruce Potter, said:

“The success of Blake Morgan comes down to our people and we are pleased to celebrate their dedication and hard work in our latest promotions round.

“These promotions reflect their commitment to putting our clients first by fully understanding their business and offering commercially sound solutions to their legal issues. I would like to thank and recognise each and every one of them for their expertise, commerciality and commitment.”

The promotions follow another successful year for the firm as they celebrate a number of tier 1 rankings in the legal directories, inclusion in The Times Best 200 Law Firms and a number of regional awards including Law Firm of the Year in Wales.