Judge & Priestley LLP Announces Partner Promotions Following ABS Structure

Mark Oakley Head of JP Credit Solutions with Rachel Addai, Partner and Newly Promoted Robert Davis and Mark Younger.

Following the firm becoming licensed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) on 1 May, Judge & Priestley solicitors are pleased to announce two partner promotions, bringing the number of partners to 13. 

Robert Davis, who joined the firm in 1988 and Mark Younger in 1990, work within the well-established debt recovery division – JP Credit Solutions.  The department provides debt recovery solutions to all businesses large and small including pre litigation, claims and all aspects of enforcement. 

Under their management and strong track record, the department has significantly grown from a team of 29 in 1990 to over 100 staff in 2016 and are now one of the leaders in nationwide debt recovery.  Today the department deals with a number of leading insurance companies in the recovery of their subrogated losses as well as local authorities, utility companies and SMEs.

Mark Oakley, Head of JP Credit Solutions said “We are delighted to announce the first promotions of non-solicitor partners.  This was one of the main reasons we applied for the ABS licence so that talented people like Mark and Robert can be promoted into the partnership to continue to help with the growth of our firm and drive the business forward.”

The Bromley firm of solicitors has been established for over 125 years, and offers a full-range of legal services to individuals, businesses and organisations including local authorities and housing associations.

Robert Davis added “I’m delighted to have been given this opportunity. Judge & Priestley is a well-established and widely recognised firm and I’m honoured to have been part of its history and excited to be a part of its future.”

Mark Younger said” I am pleased to have been given the opportunity to continue my career at Judge & Priestley as a Partner in the firm. I will, as always continue to provide the best quality of service to the firm and its clients.”

If you have any queries please contact Nita Newsome on 0208 290 7425 or email nnewsome@judge-priestley.co.uk.

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