News and Insights
4 January 2022
Recognising their exceptional contribution to both the firm and its clients, leading law firm Viberts is delighted to announce the promotion of ten lawyers from across its practice areas.
Advocate Giles Emmanuel has been promoted to partner within the Viberts’ Litigation team, bringing the total number of partners within the firm to 12. Giles joined the firm in 2019 as an Associate and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2021. He has over 20 years’ experience in the legal industry supporting clients across dispute resolution, civil litigation, bankruptcy and trusts law.
In addition Karla Summers-Shaw, from the firm’s Personal team, Corinne Holmes from the Litigation team, and Eleanor Colley and Oliver Hughes from the Corporate team have been promoted to Senior Associate.
Whilst Kiera Jones and Alexandra Cohen from the Family team, Ashley Bidmead from the Personal team, Emily Paris-Hunter from the Property team and Chris Hendry from the Employment team have all been promoted to Associate.
Managing Partner Zoe Blomfield commented “After another very busy year, it is important to recognise the achievements and contribution of so many of our lawyers and I am delighted to see promotions within all of our practice areas, demonstrating our firm commitment to providing our clients with the full range of legal services.
She went on to say “We believe strongly in recognising the expertise and achievements of all our staff. These promotions reflect the exceptional employees we have across all our legal disciplines as well as the professional services teams that support them. The promotions also recognise the extraordinary service and dedication these individuals provide both to our clients and to Viberts as a firm. I congratulate all of them on these well-deserved promotions and look forward to seeing them flourish in their new roles at Viberts”.
All the promotions are with effective from the 1 February 2022.