Druces is pleased to announce that Caroline Cropley and Benjamin Lomer are promoted to the partnership with effect from 1 May. Matt Duncan, partner, becomes Head of Private Wealth.

Caroline – Head of Corporate Restructuring – becomes a partner within the Corporate team and Benjamin Lomer – Head of Property Litigation – joins the partnership in the wider Dispute Resolution team. 

Benjamin joined Druces in 2004 and quickly developed a specialism and skill in real estate dispute resolution. Caroline has established herself as an expert in the field of corporate restructuring and will continue her work in this area.

In the Private Wealth team Matt Duncan is promoted to Head of Private Wealth in succession to Robert Macro.

Alongside these partner appointments, Druces is also celebrating other promotions. Michelle Goodrum, senior associate, becomes Head of Enfranchisement within the Real Estate team and, within the Corporate team, Mark Lamph is promoted to senior associate.

Roy Campbell, Senior Partner, commented:

“What a pleasure to announce these promotions of talented lawyers from right across the firm. Congratulations to Matt, our new Head of Private Wealth; to our two new partners, Caroline and Benjamin – already experts in their fields – and also to Michelle and Mark who are taking important steps in their career today too. Together these promotions speak of Druces’ confidence in the next chapter of our two-hundred-and-fifty-year story.”

Caroline and Benjamin added:

Caroline: “I am delighted to be appointed as a partner at Druces. Corporate restructuring work continues to be a very busy part of our practice and I look forward to working with the other partners as we look to the next phase of our growth.”

Benjamin: “There has been no let-up in the demand for high quality property litigation advice since the pandemic and its aftermath. It is an exciting time for to be appointed as a partner of the firm and I am looking forward to this next stage of my career at Druces.”

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