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Hesketh Henry announcements

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Law firm Hesketh Henry has announced the appointment of Christina Bryant as its new managing partner with effect from 1 October 2020.

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Christina Bryant

The firm says that Christina joined Hesketh Henry in 2003 and has been a partner for 14 years. A key member of the firm’s leadership team, they say she has helped drive the development of the firm’s sector-focused practice and has been instrumental in its recent growth. Christina says she is looking forward to building on the momentum the firm has generated in the last 5 years. Christina is joined on the board by Nick Gillies. Nick became a partner in 2015 after joining Hesketh Henry in 2013, and has led the development of the firm’s specialist construction practice.

The firm also announced that long-serving managing partner Erich Bachmann advised earlier in the year that he would be stepping down. He will continue as a senior partner of the firm and head the firm’s corporate and commercial law practice.

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Jacintha Tan

Hesketh Henry announced Jacintha Tan appointment as a new partner in the firm. Jacintha joined the firm’s commercial property team in July 2012 as a senior solicitor. She has an extensive range of experience in all areas of commercial and residential property law.

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Stephanie Corban

They have also advised that Stephanie Corban has been promoted to Special Counsel. Stephanie joined Hesketh Henry in 2008 as a Senior Solicitor in the disputes team. She has developed specialist expertise in insurance. Hesketh Henry acknowledges her key role in managing the firm’s largest client.

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Alice Eager

In addition, Hesketh Henry announced the promotion of Alice Eager from Solicitor to Associate in recognition of her hard-work in the disputes team. Alice started in June 2016 as a Graduate in the private wealth team. She moved to the disputes team in September 2018 and has become a well known as a proactive, skilful lawyer.