Harrison Drury has made eight promotions across the region as it prepares for further growth.

Commercial property lawyer Dan Boulton has been promoted from senior associate to the role of director at the firm.

Six associates have been promoted to senior associate. They are Nicola Beneduce, Hannah Hughes, Wendy Newbury, Tracey McCambridge, Helen Griffin and Janine Hutson.

Meanwhile, corporate and commercial solicitor Jack Stephenson has been made an associate.

Harrison Drury grew staff numbers by 30 in 2018 and now has 120 employees across five North West offices. It has also achieved significant financial growth in the last 12-months, growing turnover by 21 per cent.

John Chesworth, executive chairman at Harrison Drury, said: “We pride ourselves on offering a great client experience and our promoted staff have all exemplified our values.

“We can only grow as a firm if we find opportunities for our staff to flourish and make it possible for them to progress their career here. I’m proud of all our team and especially delighted for those who have received these well-deserved promotions.”

Nicola, Hannah and Wendy are all part of Harrison Drury’s property and construction team and work across Harrison Drury’s offices in Preston, Clitheroe and Lancaster.

Tracey, a licensed conveyancer, is an experienced member of the firm’s residential conveyancing team.

Helen is part of the firm’s dispute resolution team in Preston and specialises in commercial litigation, while Janine is a divorce and family law expert, also based at the Preston office.