FOUR key fee earners at law firm Chadwick Lawrence have been made associates by the practice.
Tim Welton, Tom Rodgers, Jacqui Vance and Carol Simpson have all progressed through the company to take on more senior roles.
Mr Welton joined Chadwick Lawrence as a paralegal in the criminal department. Now in the role of associate, he works in the dispute resolution department as the team leader in Wakefield.
Mr Rodgers qualified in 2000 and has worked in the legal sector since qualifying. Having worked in practices in Sheffield, Leeds and now Wakefield. Mr Rodgers is also qualified as a notary public.
Ms Vance has worked at Chadwick Lawrence since 2002 specialising solely in medical negligence cases on behalf of claimants.
Ms Simpson was a registered nurse and midwife for 15 years before leaving the NHS. She completed a law degree in 2000 and qualified as a solicitor in 2004. She joined Chadwick Lawrence in 2007 and specialises solely in medical negligence.
Managing partner Jeremy Garside (pictured (centre) said the promotions were in recognition of the commitment shown by each individual.