Raft of promotions for Mogers Drewett as it continues to invest in talent development across the firm

June 24, 2024

Bath legal and financial planning firm Mogers Drewett has made a record number of promotions – including the first non-lawyer to become a partner.

The appointments include four new partners and other promotions across the commercial and private client teams at the firm, which also has offices in Wells, Sherborne and Frome. 

The moves also go hand in hand with a strong period of profitable growth at the firm, which employs nearly 100 people providing a full range of legal services for businesses and individuals.

The partner promotions include Georgina Woodman, pictured right, who is head of Mogers Drewett’s operations team and responsible for the day-to-day running of its offices.

Georgina joined of Mogers Drewett in 2012 as business support manager and became operations director six years later. 

She is the first non-lawyer to become a partner at the firm, which can trace its history back more than 150 years.

Jenna Allsop, pictured right, becomes a partner in Mogers Drewett’s commercial property team. Jenna specialises in all aspects of commercial property including landlord and tenant matters, acquisitions and disposals, and the property aspects of corporate transactions.

Also promoted is Cara Burr, pictured belowwho is now a partner in Mogers Drewett’s private client team.

Cara advises on wills, estate administration and lasting powers of attorney, and is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. 

She also specialises in agricultural Wills and succession planning, and estate administration.

Emily Eccles, pictured belowis also celebrating her promotion to partner in Mogers Drewett’s corporate commercial team.

Emily’s expertise ranges from advising on commercial and shareholder agreements to more complex transactional work such as mergers, acquisitions and restructuring advice. 

Meanwhile, John Osman becomes an equity partner in the firm’s disputes team, which he now heads.

John has considerable experience in both commercial and property disputes as well as advising clients dealing with disputed Wills, Trusts and estates.

Also promoted to equity partner is Alison Treble in Mogers Drewett’s residential property team. Alison advises on buying and selling residential property, specialising in high-value transactions.

Others moving up include Victoria Darvall, who becomes a senior associate in the firm’s corporate commercial department, and Anne-Marie Worth, who is now an associate in the private client team.

Mogers Drewett managing partner Sean McDonough said: “These latest promotions demonstrate a strong commitment to developing our people, through our in-house coaching and training programmes, and recognise the exceptional talent that we have across the firm.

“They also acknowledge the sheer hard work and professionalism of all those involved, and their dedication to providing a first-class service to all our clients.”



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