Leading South East firm IBB Solicitors has announced two new partners in its 2020 promotion round.

Sarah Jackson will become a partner in the Commercial Litigation team and will be responsible for heading up the firm’s Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency practice, a significant area of growth for firm.

Sarah is an experienced commercial litigator who specialises in company litigation, predominantly involving the Companies Act, insolvency and high-value professional negligence actions involving solicitors, accountants and financial advisors.

Steven Hayward will become a partner in the Construction & Engineering team.  Steven principally advises clients in relation to disputes that arise with construction and engineering projects (whether that be by way of adjudication, court proceedings, arbitration and/or ADR processes).   Steven joined IBB as trainee solicitor and has played a key role in growing the Construction and Engineering practice.

The promotions, which take effect on 01 May, take the total number of partners to 32. The IBB partnership now has female representation of 44%. The promotions will be into the new LLP entity, IBB Law, which also takes effect from 01 May 2020.

Joanna DeBiase, Managing Partner, said of the promotions:

“I am delighted to welcome Sarah and Steven to the partnership. It is a very challenging time for law firms, but we must plan for the future and ensure that we come out of this crisis in a strong position that enables us to achieve our strategy for growth.

“I am very proud of all our people at this time. They have shown an incredible level of dedication and resilience – traits that both Sarah and Steven have in abundance.

I am certain that with them on board our partnership will support the firm through this difficult time and come out strong at the other end.”

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Notes to Editor

IBB Solicitors is a full services law firm based in West London, with clients across the Capital, Thames Valley and the western Home Counties.  IBB Solicitors will become an LLP and will trade as IBB Law as of 01 May 2020