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Six New Promotions at Wilson Browne

Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

Celebrating success: Midlands Powerhouse Wilson Browne Solicitors has announced six promotions celebrating the achievements of its accomplished lawyers.

Three lawyers have been promoted to Associates, two to Senior Associates and a Senior Associate has been promoted to Partner.

Wills and Probate Solicitor Kayleigh Brown has been promoted to Partner. Kayleigh joined the firm in 2021 . Her dedication to the legal space has not gone unnoticed, and  she was awarded Junior Solicitor of the Year in the Leicestershire Law Society Awards and received Highly Commended recognition at the The British Will & Probate Awards in 2022. Her legal excellence and commitment to clients makes her an huge asset to the firm.

Jess Leech is a rising star in Family Law, having been promoted to Senior Associate. Known for her expertise, Jess has been recognised both nationally and regionally for her outstanding contributions. In the 2024 edition of the Legal 500 Jess was described as “up there with the very best junior solicitors”.

Nadia Halliday has also been promoted to Senior Associate. Nadia is an experienced civil, commercial, and contested probate solicitor who has built a niche practice area in this field. Her expertise extends to advising clients in non-technical language, both in challenging claims where a Will is being contested and in claims for Family and Dependent’s seeking financial provision.

Three other members of the firm have been promoted to Associate; Rachel Hayes joined the firm in 2005 and has progressed to become a valued and integral part of the Court of Protection Team, assisting those who do not have ‘capacity’. Rachel helps clients to navigate the lengthy and complicated process of Court of Protection matters including making applications to the Court of Protection and the Office of the Public Guardian.

Bethany Kay who joined the firm in 2015 as a New Enquiries Assistant progressed into the Wills and Probate department undertaking the CILEx Route to qualification. Bethany has considerable experience in dealing with all manner of enquiries relating to a diverse range of legal needs including Wills, probate, trusts, inheritance tax, lasting powers of attorney and more.

Finally, Ellie Tait has been promoted to Associate. Ellie completed her Training Contract with the firm in May 2022 choosing to concentrate on the Commercial Property Division. Her expertise spans a wide range of legal matters from land acquisitions and developments to business leases, sales purchases, lease renewals and extensions.

Kevin Rogers Chair of Wilson Browne Solicitors commented “These promotions reflect our commitment to talent development and client satisfaction. Those promoted this year exemplify the excellence of the whole team at Wilson Browne Solicitors. Their hard work and dedication contribute to our continued success.