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Debenhams Ottaway, the leading law firm in St Albans and Radlett, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Kerrigan and James Brawn.

Michael, a member of the firm’s employment team, joined in September 2007 as a trainee solicitor and qualified in 2009. Michael handles a broad spectrum of employment work ranging from advice on policies and contracts to conducting complex litigation in the Employment Tribunal. Michael has a diverse range of experience in advising both individual and commercial clients and is a highly regarded member of the team. A client comments, “Michael has been a very trusted lawyer for two companies I have worked for over the past few years; he is extremely diligent and knowledgeable in his profession of employment law and I would not hesitate to recommend him”.

James joined the firm’s corporate and commercial team in May 2016 and advises clients on a broad range of transactional and corporate and commercial advisory matters. James has experience working with international, national, regional and local businesses involved in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, recruitment, professional services and manufacturing. James is approachable, dependable and a highly respected member of the team. A client comments “Many, many thanks for your indomitable spirit, wise advice and amazing work ethic”.

Managing Partner, Susan Glenholme comments “Michael and James are both highly respected members of the firm and their expert advice and ability to put others at ease is valued by colleagues, clients and referrers. These are well-deserved promotions that recognise Michael and James’ hard work and commitment to the firm – the partners are delighted to promote them both! In particular, Michael joined the firm as a trainee solicitor and is a prime example of the value we place in developing our people through every stage of their career. These promotions demonstrate our commitment to developing our solicitors and ensuring they are a part of the future of the firm”.

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