Womble Bond Dickinson has promoted 20 of our people to Managing Associate and Associate.

Seven were promoted to Managing Associate in the firm's London, Leeds and Newcastle offices and a further 13 were promoted to Associate across the firm's UK office locations.

Jonathan Blair, Managing Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson UK, said: "Congratulations to all our new Managing Associates and Associates. We are immensely proud of the talent held within Womble Bond Dickinson and all those promoted have made a significant contribution to our firm that deserves to be recognised.

"Our people are at the heart of what we do and we want them to enjoy long and successful careers with us. This is why we work hard to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to develop, grow and be rewarded for their success."

The seven new Managing Associates are: 

Corporate and commercial: 

Kelly Beattie
Sarah Daun
Rachel Hearson
Rebecca Ridley

Dispute resolution:

Emily Leonard
Yvonne Ramsay

Private wealth:

Elizabeth Earle

The 13 new Associates are:

Corporate and commercial: 

Rose Smalley
Matthew Harris
Darryl Webb

Dispute resolution:

Elisa Lukas 
Tom Graham
David Parrett
Emma Fitzpatrick
Michael Duncan

Real estate:

Kate Ashworth
Jenna Hughes
Victoria Sanchez
James MacMillan
Dale Armstrong