Thursday 12th October 2023
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Rising star promotions at South West law firm

A leading South West law firm has promoted seven of its ‘rising star’ lawyers to associate and senior associate roles.  The promotions have been made across a number of the firm’s teams including renewables, employment, dispute resolution and property.

Stephens Scown LLP has promoted four lawyers to senior associate.  They are Peter Cooper of the renewables team, Ellie Hibberd of the employment team, Elizabeth Newson of the commercial property team and Richard Slater of dispute resolution.

Three lawyers have also been promoted to associate: Justin Butt of the renewables team, Ben Jones of dispute resolution, and Ben Wheeler of the property team.

The promotions take effect from 1 May, the beginning of Stephens Scown’s new financial year.

Stephens Scown’s managing partner Robert Camp said: “It is always a pleasure to be able to make promotions that reward hard work and commitment.  All seven individuals are excellent lawyers who put client service first.  They have all played an important part in our ongoing growth.  My congratulations to them all.”

Stephens Scown has over 290 staff, including more than 50 partners, across its offices in Exeter, Truro and St Austell. For more information visit