Merseyside solicitors Brown Turner Ross appoint two new Directors, strengthening growing private client department
Solicitors Brown Turner Ross, who have offices in Liverpool and Southport, have strengthened their private client department with the appointments of Thomas Rimmington and Matthew Skeels as directors at the 130-year-old firm. The solicitors have also added to their ranks by appointing Tracy Jones as practice manager.
Thomas and Matthew have been promoted within the firm as the growing Liverpool City Region firm adds to its existing directors in property, employment law and family law. Tracy joins the firm from international solicitors Trowers & Hamlins Solicitors where she ran the Manchester office for the last two years.
Speaking about the appointments, Sam Bushell, managing director of Brown Turner Ross said:
“Thomas and Matthew have done exemplary work in our private client department and we’re pleased to be able to appoint both of them as directors at Brown Turner Ross. Their dedication in helping the people that their work supports, along with their attention to detail and professionalism will be invaluable in shaping the future of the firm as directors.”
“The addition of Tracy to the firm has been hugely beneficial to the company with her considerable and diverse experience helping her excel in a varied and important role.”
Head of the firm’s private client department, Thomas joined Brown Turner Ross in 2018, bringing with him a wealth of experience. He qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and is a graduate of University College London where he read Classics before studying law at the College Of Law London. He specialises in wills and trusts creation, estate and tax planning, lasting and ordinary powers of attorney, court of protection work and asset protection. He is also a full member of STEP, the society of trust and estate practitioners which adds an extra dimension to his expertise.
Matthew joined the firm in 2016, having qualified as a Solicitor in 2013, and has been a core part of the private client team since. Matthew specialises in all areas of private client work including; administration of estates and trusts, court of protection work – including deputyships, lasting powers of attorney and wills and estate planning.
Thomas Rimmington said:
“I feel proud to have been offered this prominent role in the firm and I regard it as an exciting opportunity in the next phase of the firm’s development. The firm has built a long and impressive reputation in its private client department over many years and I am looking forward to continuing this legacy”
Matthew Skeels added :
“At Brown Turner Ross’s private client department we are able to help people making significant decisions in their life and find positive solutions for them. I’m pleased to be continuing this work and taking this senior position with the firm.”
New practice manager Tracy Jones brings with her a wealth of experience, having been office manager for two large, international firms. Tracy was previously the Manchester office manager for Trowers & Hamlins, a city-led, international law firm and prior to that spent five years with Informa, one of the world’s leading knowledge providers.
Tracy Jones said:
“I’m pleased to have joined Brown Turner Ross at this exciting period of growth for the firm and I look forward to working with my team in both Liverpool and Southport.”