Kingsley Napley announces 2024 partner promotions

Kingsley Napley LLP has announced four new partners as part of its annual promotions round. This brings the total number of partners at the firm to an all-time high of 87, of whom 43 (49%) are female.

Those who have been made up to partner are:

Jemma Brimblecombe (Dispute Resolution). Jemma is widely recognised for her skills and experience in commercial litigation. She acts for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of sectors, including financial services, legal services, accountancy, and construction. Jemma has particular expertise in professional negligence claims having previously acted for professional insurers dealing with high-value and complex claims. She joined Kingsley Napley in 2016 from Kennedys, having qualified at Halliwells in 2010.

Jemma Garside (Private Client). Jemma specialises in Court of Protection matters and her practice involves supporting professional and lay deputies for individuals who lack the capacity to manage their own property and financial affairs. She assists them with applications to the Court of Protection and in complying with their legal obligations as a Deputy. She also advises those who have suffered personal injury due to an accident or medical negligence and the preparation and management of Personal Injury Trusts. She joined Kingsley Napley in 2021 from Boyes Turner, having qualified in 2012.

Andy Norris (Employment). Andy is an experienced employment lawyer and, whilst his practice is more employer focused, he advises both employee and employer clients on all aspects of employment law and employee relations including grievance, disciplinary and performance matters, TUPE, exit strategies and negotiations, post-termination restrictions, redundancy situations and reorganisations. Andy joined Kingsley Napley in 2019 when it merged with Archon.

Katherine Pymont (Dispute Resolution). Katherine specialises in private wealth disputes relating to trusts and estates both onshore and offshore. She advises on a broad range of matters including challenges to the validity of wills, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, trustee and beneficiary disputes and fraud cases involving wills and trusts. She is regularly instructed in disputes in the Court of Protection. She trained at Kingsley Napley, having qualified in 2013. Linda Woolley, Managing Partner of Kingsley Napley, commented:

“Jemma, Katherine, Andy and Jemma’s promotions to the partnership are well deserved. They have each made excellent contributions to their respective practice areas and are highly regarded by clients and colleagues alike. I know they will continue to excel in their new roles.”

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