Ampa announces 11 promotions.

Legal and professional services group Ampa has announced 11 promotions across its house of brands including Shakespeare Martineau, Lime Solicitors and Marrons.

Taking the role of legal director with life and business law firm Shakespeare Martineau is Aller Dawtat. Aller, who is part of the commercial property and development team, and dual English and Scottish law qualified, has a wealth of experience working with the country’s largest utility network operators and independent distribution network operators, supporting on large-scale projects as well as working with developers preparing fundable energy projects.

Promoted to associate within Shakespeare Martineau is Elaine Hart, Fatema Miah, Oscar Ciaurro, Kieran Pearson, Victoria Kirkpatrick and Anton Letten.

Elaine Hart, associate within the private client team is an expert in probate matters including inheritance tax bearing estates.

Fatema is an experienced real estate lawyer advising on a range of high value and complex transactions. She specialises is Islamic finance and provides a professional and knowledgeable service to real estate finance clients.

In his role as associate in the employment team, Oscar Ciaurro works with clients across a broad range of sectors, including professional bodies, high street retailers, food and drink manufacturers, care homes, logistics and education, across all employment-related matters.

Kieran is an associate in the Managed Legal Services team. Kieran is building the firm’s regulatory offering. Kieran is a litigator by trade and his practice includes the firm’s claims and insurance portfolio. Kieran also provides operational support to the firm’s litigation business unit.

Victoria deals with a wide range of commercial disputes including contractual, shareholder and partnership disputes.

Anton handles a variety of disputes including contractual and professional negligence matters as has also been promoted to associate within the litigation and dispute resolution team.

Planning experts Sachin Parmar, Alasdair Thorne and Anish Jadav have been promoted to planning director, associate director and senior land and planning manager, respectively.

Sachin, who also recently supported the set-up of Marrons’ Birmingham base, will be responsible for driving the growth of the Birmingham hub, supported by Alasdair. They will continue to support clients with complex planning applications and appeals, offering expert planning advice and formulating strategies that ensure development proposals have the best possible chance of obtaining planning permission.

Anish regularly advises landowners, developers, and land promoters in relation to urban extensions and major residential developments, as well as preparing and submitting planning applications. Having worked as a development surveyor, Anish also has experience preparing development appraisals and is able to advise clients and landowners on maximising the value of their land.

Stepping into the role of associate with consumer law firm Lime Solicitors, Viral Dagly works as part of the brand’s clinical negligence team, helping clients secure essential compensation and rehabilitation following incidents of medical negligence by GPs, surgeons and medical practitioners.

Ben Buckton, chief marketing and people officer of Ampa, said: “It’s really important to our brands that we retain talent and empower our people to develop at a pace that suits them. Recently we have updated our promotions process, offering more opportunities within the year for people to take on greater responsibility and receive the recognition they deserve.

Congratulations to all of our people who have been promoted.

All brands across Ampa are recruiting lateral hires and teams.

  • Nottingham promotions include: Anish Jadav, Aller Dawtat, Oscar Ciaurro, Kieran Pearson, Anton Letten
  • Birmingham promotions include: Sachin Parmar, Alasdair Thorne, Fatema Miah, Victoria Kirkpatrick
  • Solihull promotions include: Elaine Hart
  • London promotions include: Viral Dagly