Cleaver Fulton Rankin announces key appointments

Leading commercial law firm, Cleaver Fulton Rankin has made a number of promotions and appointments across the firm, recognising the talent and achievements of its multi-disciplinary team of legal professionals.
The firm has grown its senior team, introducing three new Directors, including the appointment of Caroline MacLaughlin as the new Head of Banking & Finance. Cleaver Fulton Rankin now has 45% female directors, strengthening its senior female team and developing a positive gender balance.
The firm also promoted eleven solicitors across various departments including seven females, such as Aisling Byrne (Employment) to Director; Anna McClimonds (Dispute Resolution) and Lorraine Keown (Family & Matrimonial) to Associate Director; Rachael Gamble (Dispute Resolution) and Kathryn Laverty (Corporate & Commercial) to Associate Solicitor; and Helen Smyth (Dispute Resolution) and Jane McManus (Planning & Environmental) to Senior Solicitor. The promotions further illustrate the strength, expertise and achievements of the firm’s multi-disciplinary team.
Caroline MacLaughlin, Director & Head of Banking & Finance, added, “I decided to join Cleaver Fulton Rankin as I saw an opportunity to take up a new challenge, which will allow me to bring the experiences gained in my career to a local law firm setting. I am excited to build on and develop Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s growth strategy, particularly within the areas of banking, restructuring and financial services.”
Kerri Bradley, HR Director, commented, “I would like to congratulate our solicitors who have been promoted and recognised for their outstanding achievements, and would also like to wish them well in their new positions.”
“At Cleaver Fulton Rankin, we place a strong emphasis on continuing professional development and recognising the achievements and dedication of our staff. We are committed to instilling knowledge, growing and developing our people, and eleven new promotions and the appointment of a new director at the firm is a reflection of this.”
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