Promotion for Solicitors with Promise
Plymouth law firm GA Solicitors’ has promoted two of its established commercial solicitors to the position of associate.
James Peterson and Tony Dupreez have been appointed as associates after providing excellent levels of client care, working to the highest legal standards and introducing new work to both the commercial department and the wider firm.
James Peterson has been with the firm for ten years having joined GA as a trainee in 2006. Specialising in corporate and commercial work, James plays an active role in the local business community and is a trustee for local charity, The Woolwell Centre.
Tony Dupreez also completed his legal training at GA and re-joined the firm in 2013 as a commercial property specialist. Tony supports companies, pension funds, investors and individuals, advising on a range of property related issues such as development land acquisition and disposal, option and overage agreements, and property sales and purchases. Tony is a trustee of two local charities; Hugs from Henry and Community Horizons.
Stephen Ramsden, managing partner of GA Solicitors, commented: “Both Tony and James have demonstrated high levels of commitment to both the firm and its clients. GA has a strong ethos of supporting its team members and the partners are delighted to formally recognise the hard work and efforts undertaken by these two promising solicitors.”
Speaking of his appointment, James Peterson said: “GA is a fantastic place to work and to have my commitment and efforts acknowledged by the partners makes me feel incredibly proud of what I have achieved. My commitment and success is also testament to the partnership who invests heavily in all team members and strives to recognise and reward all staff achievements.”
Tony Dupreez, newly appointed associate at GA Solicitors, added: “The legal sector is becoming increasingly competitive. It is important for all solicitors to think commercially, bring in work and provide all clients with the highest levels of client service. Since qualifying as a solicitor eight years ago I have strived to deliver this and I look forward to continuing my legal career at GA.”
With more than 200 years of heritage, GA Solicitors is a leading Plymouth law firm with 75 members of staff offering guidance across seven specialist departments: business; family; employment; dispute resolution; wills, trusts & probate; conveyancing and personal injury.
Note to Editors
GA Solicitors can trace its roots back more than 200 years and has been steadfastly helping the people and business in Plymouth and the South West for its duration. Originally based in Devonport, the firm gets its initials from Thomas Husband Gill who joined the practice in 1875 and later went into partnership with Albert E. Akaster.
Now one of the region’s leading law firms, the 70-strong team at the Lexcel-accredited LLP, conveniently accessible at their Plymouth city centre office, is structured around seven practice areas, each comprising its own specialist department:
For more information visit: www.GAsolicitors.com