14-08-2019

Banner Jones adds to its senior leadership team with new appointment

Leading law firm Banner Jones Solicitors announced the further expansion of its senior management team with the promotion of residential property expert Kate Skelton.

The latest in a string of recent promotions at the business, Kate - who previously worked as a Team Leader in the companies Chesterfield office – will now take on the position of Director and Head of the Sheffield Residential Property Department.

She will be responsible for manging the Sheffield Residential Property team and will continue to help provide high-quality services to the firm’s clients.

Kate brings more than 10 years’ experience to the role, and boasts expertise across all areas of residential property from high end transactions, buy to lets, Freehold and Leasehold titles, New builds, Transfers and re-mortgages.

The move comes amidst continued growth for the firm which employs more than 120 staff across its South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire offices; specialising in a wide spectrum of legal advice for businesses and individuals – including employment law, family law, dispute resolution and conveyancing.

Commenting on the promotion, Executive Director at Banner Jones, Chris Sellars said: “I would like to congratulate Kate on her promotion, which reflects her hard work and commitment that she has shown throughout her time at Banner Jones. I am glad to see her bring this dedication to the role of Director.

“Here at Banner Jones, we are committed to investing in our staff and providing them with opportunities to develop their career within the firm.

“Kate’s promotion comes as part of a general effort to recognise the work of capable and enthusiastic individuals throughout Banner Jones to bolster our expert, no-nonsense legal services.

Kate Skelton has said of her promotion: “I have thoroughly enjoyed working at Banner Jones since I joined the firm in 2015 and I am excited to take on the new role in management. I hope to help build the Sheffield team and continue their excellent work,”

Banner Jones, operating from its offices in Chesterfield, Sheffield, Dronfield, Mansfield and Nottingham was recognised in the Legal 500 for the sixth year in a row, with its Family Law team celebrating a move up the ranks to Tier 2, and the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence team maintaining their Tier 2 ranking.