Frettens celebrate 12 new recruits

Frettens Solicitors have announced dramatic growth in 2018 and further plans to expand. Having opened a brand new office in the heart of Ringwood in July 2018, the firm has recently employed a further 12 members of staff, showing that the business has no signs of slowing down.

Business activity

Matthew Fretten, Managing Partner, said “The firm’s key growth areas have been in Commercial/Corporate, Commercial Property and Litigation, which is a great indication of the business community’s ongoing activity. The firm’s growth in these areas has given us great confidence in the market, and underlined our belief in our own service offering and strong brand."

Pictured from left to right:

Kayleigh Smithers - Operations Assistant
Ben Cobb - Commercial Property Solicitor
Sarah Nineham - Dispute Resolution Solicitor & Associate
Debbie Crowhurst - Client Enquiries Adviser & Receptionist
William Bartley - Dispute Resolution Executive
Carole Reynolds - Family PA
Simon Immins - Family Solicitor & Associate
Becky Dominey - Conveyancing Assistant
Wayne Spolander - Commercial Solicitor & Associate
Becky McGregor - Dispute Resolution PA
Emily Coomber - Commercial Property Executive
Jenny Williams - Marketing Assistant.

Senior solicitor recruits

Frettens are delighted to have attracted three senior solicitors to join the firm as Associates:

Simon Immins - Family Solicitor & Associate

Having been a family law specialist for over 30 years, Simon has a track record of representing a very diverse range of clients from many different backgrounds. As well as specialised knowledge of divorce and separation, his expertise includes handling Children Act Matters, financial remedy proceedings and cohabitation disputes. Simon is based in our Ringwood office.

Sarah Nineham - Dispute Resolution Solicitor & Associate

Sarah advises both individual and company clients on many aspects of civil and commercial litigation, including varied contract disputes, property issues (including boundary disputes, adverse possession as well as landlord and tenant matters), and wills and inheritance arguments, company reinstatements, professional negligence and some consumer issues. Sarah qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and her breadth and depth of experience allows her to give sensible, realistic and cost effective advice, with the client’s best interests always at the fore.

Wayne Spolander - Commercial Solicitor & Associate

Wayne has acted for a range of businesses from small owner managed to listed companies. Wayne deals with all aspects of non-contentious company and commercial work, from corporate transactions involving reorganisations, joint ventures, business and share sales and acquisitions. Wayne qualified as an Attorney in South Africa before moving to England and, as a second language, he can speak Afrikaans (similar to Dutch).

Strengthening the teams

We are pleased to also add a number of lawyers to our teams who are developing their own careers and offering us strength in depth within our teams:

Ben Cobb - Commercial Property Solicitor

Ben deals with all aspects of landlord and tenant, commercial property acquisitions and disposals, secured lending and commercial and residential site development. Ben is based in our Ringwood office.

Emily Coomber - Commercial Property Executive

Emily deals with all aspects of commercial property, including commercial and residential site development, acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant and secured lending.

William Bartley - Dispute Resolution Executive

Will helps clients to resolve all types of disputes, including landlord and tenant matters, property and boundary disputes, contract disputes and money claims.

Matthew welcomes all these new starters to the firm and commented "This year has been our best year since 2007 and we have deliberately made the choice to grow. We are delighted to have welcomed so many excellent lawyers into our ranks as well as fantastic support team members, all of whom have fitted in and are becoming part of our continuous growth and development."

 

Our teams in Christchurch and Ringwood are happy to discuss any legal issues with you and we offer a free initial meeting or chat on the phone.

If you have any questions, you only have to ask us at Frettens. Please call 01202 499255 or 01425 610100 and a member of our team will be happy to chat about your situation and your particular requirements.