North West law firm Brabners has made up one Partner, five Senior Associates and two Associates in its annual round of promotions.
Intellectual Property and Commercial law expert Colin Bell has been promoted to Partner.
Colin joined Brabners in 2007 having spent five years at a major London firm where he trained, qualifying in 2004.
He has extensive experience in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyright, database rights, design rights and domain names, as well as in brand management and strategy and registration of trade marks.
In addition, the following lawyers have all been promoted to Senior Associate:
Dewi Paddock and Helen Brown (Property), Paul Ryman (Employment), Richard Hough (Commercial and Pharmacy) and Simon Lewis (Corporate). Jack Froggatt and Philip Steele (Litigation) have become Associates.
Mark Brandwood, Brabners’ Managing Partner, said: “These promotions demonstrate our continued commitment to support and invest in our people and expertise.
“I would like to congratulate each individual on their promotion, which is recognition of their talent, hard work and dedication to clients, enabling us as a firm to offer the highest quality of service at all times.”
The firm has offices in Manchester, Liverpool and Preston.