TLT announces ten partner promotions for 2023

28th April 2023, 3:52 pm

  • TLT has promoted ten colleagues to partner, affirming the law firm’s performance in progressing female talent with women accounting for 66% of partner promotions in the last three years.
  • In Manchester, the firm promoted two to partner and 14 associates to senior associate, managing associate and legal director levels.

Six colleagues from the firm’s commercial services group were promoted to partner, including Ayla Skene and Vanessa Cooper from the general commercial team, Catherine Turtle, James Wilson from the public inquiries team, Louisa Williams from the data, tech and IP team and Thomas Ward in the firm’s restructuring and insolvency team. Also included in this year’s promotions list were Chantal Peters and Steve Walpole from the financial services disputes and investigations team within the banking and lender services group based in the firm’s Manchester-based office, as well as Alanna Tregear from the same team and Alexandra Holsgrove Jones as TLT’s first knowledge partner in the real estate group.

TLT has also promoted eight associates to senior associate level, five senior associates to managing associate level and one managing associate to legal director level in its Manchester office.

Commenting on the firm’s commitment to supporting its people, partner and Manchester location head Graeme Orchison said: “I’m pleased that we can celebrate the success of our talented colleagues across the firm. I’m particularly pleased to note the gender split in this latest round of promotions which demonstrates our efforts to improve diversity in our partner group.

“It’s been an exciting few months for our team in Manchester, having just signed a lease to take the top two floors of Eden in Salford for our new home. We’re an ambitious firm with exciting plans for our clients and our people. Investing in our colleagues success and professional development forms part of those plans.”

The promotions follow a successful year at TLT, during which the firm celebrated record £144m revenue following the first year of a new strategy for 2025 aiming to drive robust financial growth by increasing resources, developing the firm’s reach locally, nationally and internationally, and using the latest integrated technology, whilst delivering a progressive workplace agenda, with market leading sustainability.

The latest round of promotions brings the total number of partners to 159.

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