Law firm Blandy & Blandy, one of our Thames Tap partners, has announced a series of promotions.

Elizabeth Short, in the wills, probate, tax and trusts team, will become partner while Gemma Smith, in the firm’s commercial property team, will become a senior associate.

In the firm’s senior management team, Patrick Philby and David Lamont have been promoted to director of finance and director of marketing and business development respectively, while Maria Moppett will become head of facilities.

Chairman Nick Burrows said: “We are delighted to welcome Lizzie to the partnership and Gemma into her new senior role. Their promotions reflect both their development as lawyers and contribution to the firm.

“The promotions in our senior management team reflect the commitment of Patrick, David and Maria to our firm, their expertise and their achievements, particularly in response to the challenges of the last couple of years, which have ensured that the firm has continued to function seamlessly and in a way that has allowed us to continue to provide a highly efficient service to our clients.”

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