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Law firm defies downturn with profits and promotions

25th August, 2011

CHESTER law firm Aaron & Partners has defied the economic gloom by announcing record financial results and promoting four up-and-coming solicitors to partner status. Fee income for the year ending 30 April 2011 was the firm’s highest ever at £5.75m – a 5.1 per cent increase on the previous year. Profits were also very strong, up 3.5 per cent year on year.

Adam Kerr and Emyr Kerfoot from the firm’s litigation team have been made partners, along with family lawyer Elisabeth Pugh and environment and waste management specialist Claire Petricca-Riding. Aaron & Partners chief executive Andy Duxbury, who was himself made a partner recently, said: “The economic environment remains a challenging one. “However, we have a strong business, an impressive and growing reputation and a real belief in our status as the commercial law firm in Cheshire for owner-managed businesses, SMEs and entrepreneurs. “We have made key investments in the last year, particularly in our family, planning and regulatory teams, which have seen significant growth for the practice. “We are targeting development across our core markets of Cheshire, North Wales, the Wirral and North Shropshire and in key market sectors such as renewable energy and waste management. “We have great confidence in the firm’s current and future performance.”

Aaron & Partners, Cheshire’s largest commercial law firm, employs 100 people in total. It is headquartered on Foregate Street in Chester and also has an office on King Street in Manchester. The firm has a strong presence in North Wales, where many of its clients are based.

The latest round of promotions takes the number of partners to 24, and is a reflection of Aaron & Partners’ policy of promoting internal talent. Meanwhile, Catherine Kerr in the firm’s employment team and Shabina Ali in insolvency have both been made associates. In addition, Simon O’Leary and Emma Lester and have joined the wills, trusts and tax department from Yorkshire-based Wrigleys and DWF’s Liverpool office respectively.

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