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ROBERT KENYON
PDT Solicitors

Robert Kenyon joins PDT Solicitors as Partner in its commercial dispute resolution team. Robert’s expertise will strengthen PDT’s commercial litigation offering, working with a variety of businesses, individuals and in-house teams on strategies for resolving disputes and avoiding potential disputes in their commercial activities, and on reducing the risks associated with such disputes. Managing Partner James Clewlow comments: “Robert has joined us at what is a very creative, exciting time for the firm. He brings a commitment to our values, oodles of first-class experience and a very real energy to take the work of the firm forward.”


TOM WILLIS
Shoreham Port

Shoreham Port is one of the largest cargo handling Trust ports on the South Coast, steeped in history and at heart of its local community. Shoreham Port are delighted to welcome Tom Willis to take over the leadership of the Port. Tom has a strong operational and logistics background, gained over a twenty year career at Heathrow Airport and Royal Mail. Amber Foster, Chair of Shoreham Port said: “Tom’s expertise will complement and build on the Masterplan the team have developed as we continue to push Shoreham forward, as a leading south coast port at the forefront of the maritime industry.”


BEN LOOSEMORE
Coffin Mew

Coffin Mew is pleased to announce the promotion of Ben Loosemore to Senior Associate. Ben joined the firm as a Solicitor back in July 2015, and since then has progressed to an Associate, and now a Senior Associate. Ben is part of the Legal 500-recognised Commercial Property team, specialising in development.He works with regional house builders and commercial developers throughout the entire cycle of a development project, from site assembly through to planning, construction and plot sales. Ben’s promotion is a recognition of his hard-work and commitment to client service excellence.


STEPHEN HERRINGTON 
Leonardslee Gardens

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens has appointed Stephen Herrington as head gardener. Formerly Gardens and Parks Consultant and Project Manager for the National Trust, London and South East Gardens Programme, as well as head gardener at Nymans and curator of Glasgow Botanic Gardens, Stephen brings with him a wealth of experience. Stephen said: “I am delighted to be part of this exciting and important project, to protect and upgrade one of the finest woodland gardens in England. We are still discovering rare plants and have recorded 22 champion trees including the critically endangered Abies Nebrodensis (Sicilian Fir).”


MAX OPLOOCI
Eightfold Property

After 21 years at his previous firm Max Pollock has collaborated with Dan Lyons, James Hawley and the team at Brighton Accommodation Agency to create Eightfold Property. Max will be Director of the Commercial Agency, dealing with Disposals and Acquisition of all types of commercial Property, whilst Dan and James will continue to expand operations on their residential lettings and management portfolio. 


SARAH MYLES
RocketMill

Sarah Myles has recently joined Brighton’s total digital performance agency, RocketMill as Senior Account Manager. Formerly of iCrossing with Aldi and Visit Wales in her portfolio, Sarah has a proven track record with managing large scale and integrated digital B2B campaigns across a range of industries. In joining RocketMill, Sarah’s excellent communication and project management skills have already ensured that clients objectives are met and their expectations are exceeded. Sarah is a key hire in the growing Client Leadership team - reporting to Bianca May who says, “Sarah’s Account Management skills rival most in the industry. An inquisitive, talented and highly motivated addition to the Client Leadership team.”

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