Following its recent status change to an ABS (Alternative Business Structure), Buss Murton is pleased to announce that Alex Smith, Practice Manager has been made Equity Partner of the firm. Furthermore, Edward Walter, a senior Solicitor and Partner heading up the Private Client Department has also been promoted to Equity Partner.
Two further senior appointments have been made with Helen Batt being promoted to Partner within the Property Team and Melanie den Brinker becoming Partner within the Family Department.
The status change to an ABS allows professionals with business backgrounds and non-lawyers to become Equity Partners and therefore owners of the business and reinforces Buss Murton’s meritocratic culture and commitment to giving all of its staff equal opportunities for reward and career.
Andrew Linton, Managing Partner at Buss Murton commented: “These promotions mark an important step in the firm’s growth and plans for the future. We are extremely proud to have such highly skilled professionals in our business. Not only does this show the long-standing commitment and expertise of our employees but also our desire to support all of them in continuing to build successful and fulfilling careers within our firm.