A LAW firm with a branch in Solihull has appointed its first female senior partner in its 256-year history.
Sydney Mitchell has announce Karen Moores has taken on the role of Senior Partner from Div Singh who has stepped down after 11 years at the helm.
Div Singh said: “Karen is a well-respected family lawyer in the Midlands and has built up a great family team within the firm. Karen has over 20 years’ experience as a partner, and can be relied upon to deliver strong leadership.”
Karen has been a Partner at Sydney Mitchell since 1998 and practised family law since 1992.
She has been described as ‘tenacious’, ‘hard hitting’, but also known for her ‘compassion’ and ‘understanding’ in her work.
She said: “I feel very honoured and privileged to have been appointed Senior Partner of the firm.
“I strongly believe that our commitment to our staff and our clients, going that extra mile, is our core strength.
“I thank Div for his dedication to the firm and direction over the past 11 years.
“We have seen many changes in the legal profession and as a firm have invested in our people and technology to provide the best tools for our staff and in turn provide the best service and efficiency for our clients.
“We are pleased with the growth the firm has seen over the past five years and will continue to invest in our people and put our clients’ interests at the heart of our business.
“We are excited with our vision for the future and I am looking forward to the further growth of the firm.”