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Three senior appointments for law firm Brabners

By Mersey Maritime

Pictured: Nik White, Eleanor Stirrett, Elspeth Christie, Robert White

Law firm Brabners has announced three senior appointments in its construction practice as it looks to capitalise on the growth of the North West property and construction market.

Elspeth Christie and Sarah Nunnery-Jones join the firm as partner and senior associate respectively, while Eleanor Stirrett has been promoted to the role of partner.

They follow a series of senior hires announced in the last 12 months, including the appointment of head of real estate Paul Firth. Brabners’ real estate team has grown to more than 100 people across its three offices in Liverpool, Manchester and Preston.

Elspeth Christie has more than 15 years’ experience, and previously led the non-contentious construction team at DLA Piper in Liverpool, where she was recognised by the firm as one of 2018’s ‘Inspirational Women in Real Estate’.

She will be joined at Brabners next month by Sarah Nunnery-Jones, having spent four years working together at DLA Piper.

Eleanor Stirrett has been promoted to partner after three years at Brabners. She advises a variety of clients including developers, funders, housing associations, educational institutions, local authorities and contractors.

Paul Firth said: “The property and construction market continues to thrive. Helped in the North West, in particular, by a real focus on strengthening the region’s infrastructure and economy.

“Bolstering our real estate practice with the specialist knowledge and experience that Elspeth, Eleanor and Sarah bring is another example of our commitment to delivering outstanding service to our clients.”

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Three senior appointments for law firm Brabners