Harrison Drury appoints new directors
North West commercial law firm Harrison Drury has promoted two of its solicitors to the role of director.The firm, which last month opened a new office in Lancaster, has given directorships to associate solicitors Colin Fenny and David Filmer.
Colin, 38, joined Harrison Drury in 2010 and has played a key role in expanding the firm’s commercial litigation team, representing clients in a number of high-profile construction, property and business disputes.David, 35, joined the firm in 2010 and has been instrumental in the growth of the firm’s corporate and commercial offering, including his work on a significant number of mergers and acquisitions.
John Chesworth, managing director of Harrison Drury, said: “The firm has witnessed significant growth in the last few years, which has required us to develop our people right across the business. Colin and David have played a massive role in the firm’s ongoing success and I am very pleased to welcome them to the senior team.”Colin, who lives in Southport said: “We have an experienced team here and we continue to develop a strong reputation for our work in a number of sectors. It is incredibly pleasing to be a part of this success story.”
David, who lives in St Annes, added: “It feels great to be made a director. We’ve seen a high number of new staff and clients joining the firm over the last couple of years and I am looking forward to helping the firm develop further.” Harrison Drury has nine directors and a total of 40 staff at offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster and Kendal.