Published: November 12, 2019 | Updated: November 12, 2019

Law firm promotes five to Associate Solicitors

New Associate Solicitors: Helen Whittam, Benjamin Kerley and Charlotte Wilson
By Andrew Diprose, editor

Five solicitors at a Dorset-based law firm have been promoted.

Lester Aldridge’s new Associate Solicitors are:

Alison Wood

  • Helen Whittam (Litigation and Recoveries team)
  • Charlotte Wilson (Property Litigation team)
  • Alison Wood (Healthcare team)
  • Benjamin Kerley (Dispute Resolution team)
  • Karmen Ko (Private Client team)

Helen, Charlotte, Alison and Benjamin are based in Bournemouth while Karmen is in London.

The five have worked for more than 19 years at Lester Aldridge.

Matthew Barrow, Managing Partner, said: “Everyone has demonstrated a commitment to hard work, client service and team work.

“As a firm we are dedicated to nurturing talent and promoting from within.”

Karmen Ko

Bournemouth-based Lester Aldridge can trace its origins back to 1796.

The current firm, which has offices in Bournemouth, Southampton and London, was formed by the merger of Mooring Aldridge and Haydon with Lester and Russell in 1988.