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Leading Law Firm Appoint New Associates

By March 28, 2017January 26th, 2021Member News & Updates

Kitsons Solicitors are pleased to announce that Rory Wakeling and John Clarke have been promoted to Associates.

Rory Wakeling, who trained with Kitsons qualifying as a solicitor into Kitsons Employment law team in 2013 and consistently praised by clients for his “clear, concise and thorough advice” said: “I’m thrilled to have been promoted to Associate. Kitsons has a brilliant ethos and culture. I work alongside some great people, great clients and I am proud to work for Kitsons. I am excited to be part of the Firm’s continued growth and success.”

John Clarke based at Kitsons Torquay Office, is part of Kitsons growing Litigation team specializing in contentious probate and trusts. John is a solicitor and also an Affiliate Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

John said: “I am delighted to have been promoted to Associate. Since joining the firm in 2014 work in Contentious Probate continues to grow and this is reflected by the number of enquiries that the team receives. It really is a sign of the times.”

James Cross, Managing Partner at Kitsons said: “Rory and John are both well regarded for their high quality service and commitment. It is always rewarding to be able to promote talented team members within the firm.”

The latest appointments will take the number of Associates within the firm to 4 – together with 15 Partners, they are working to meet a wide range of legal needs across Torquay, Plymouth and Exeter.

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Image: (Left to Right) – John Clarke, James Cross & Rory Wakeling