Equity Partner Promotion at JMW


Manchester-based law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has promoted Chris Sutton to Equity Partner.

As well as becoming the firm's youngest equity partner Chris also joins JMW's 7-strong management board.  Chris joined the firm as a trainee in 1997 and qualified in 1999. He then became a Partner in 2003 and is currently joint Head of the Insurance Litigation department, which is one of JMW's largest departments with over 50 staff.

Commenting on the promotion, Bill Jones, Managing Partner at JMW said:

"Chris's promotion to equity partner is in recognition of his experience and knowledge, as well as his dedication to the firm's Insurance Litigation department.  Chris, alongside Richard Powell, has worked tirelessly to develop a very successful and profitable department."

Chris Sutton said:

"I am very proud that JMW is the only firm I have worked at and I am extremely pleased to have been promoted to equity partner status. I see this promotion as a new challenge for me and I am looking forward to working with the rest of the management board to drive the firm forward and create a successful future for everyone at JMW."


For more information:
Samantha Meakin
0161 828 1981

Note to Editors
JMW Solicitors LLP is one of the leading Manchester law firms and offers a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients.  We are committed to providing legal services in a cost effective and timely manner.

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