A RAFT of promotions have been announced at a county law firm.

Five new partners, three senior associates and seven new associates have been promoted by law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys, which has branches in Worcester and Hereford.

The appointments take the firm’s number of partners in its eight offices to over 100.

Partners include Syed Alam in real estate (Worcester), Rachel Parkin and Rachel Roberts in employment and immigration (Cheltenham), Jenny Staples in corporate (Wye Valley) and Marieta van Straaten in insolvency (London).

Also promoted are; to senior associate, Nathan Guest, Emme Raynsford and Morgan West, all in real estate; and to associate, Helen Cairns-Terry in employment and immigration, Katie Gotrel and Nerys Thomas in wills, estates and trust planning, Sophie Phillips in corporate, Ian Seymour in dispute resolution and Janeen Brindley in real estate.

Richard Knight, the firm’s senior partner, said: “They are all to be congratulated; this is a great step for them and marks a real milestone for the firm in terms of its growth and standing.

“Clients can be confident that their needs are being met by senior members of staff with real and relevant knowledge, experience and expertise.”

Harrison Clark Rickerbys has more than 500 staff and partners based at offices in Worcester, Hereford, Cheltenham, the Wye Valley, Birmingham, the Thames Valley, Cambridge and central London, who provide legal services to both business and private clients, regionally and nationwide.

The firm also has a number of highly successful teams specialising in individual market sectors, including health and social care, education, technology, agricultural and rural affairs, defence, security and the forces, and construction.