Abbie joins Holmes & Hills’ division of construction solicitors from a specialist construction team within a highly regarded London-based law firm, where she had been mainly assisting social housing providers on contentious construction matters.
Abbie joins the Holmes & Hills division of three specialist construction solicitors supported by a trainee solicitor. The division includes Lawrence Pearce who returned to Holmes & Hills in 2020 to further develop the Construction Division alongside fellow Construction Law solicitor and partner, Sam Bawden and trainee solicitor, Chrissie Parkes. Abbie will be working very closely with both Sam and Lawrence to grow the team, based at the firm’s regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub.
Abbie will be working with businesses and professionals in the construction industry including main contractors and sub-contractors, assisting them with their contentious and non-contentious construction matters. Moreover, she prides herself on building strong relationships with clients to better understand their business.
Commenting on joining the Construction Division at Holmes & Hills, Abbie said:
“I am delighted to join Holmes & Hills Solicitors at a time when the firm is in a period of incredible growth, especially within the Construction Division. The division’s acquisition of several high-profile new clients as well as being the preferred legal service provider of the Scaffolding Association makes it an exciting time to join. I am very much looking forward to working alongside Sam and Lawrence to continue to ensure Holmes & Hills’ is at the forefront of the provision of legal services to the construction industry in East Anglia and nationally.”
The Construction Division at Holmes & Hills provides a broad range of contentious and non-contentious services to the construction sector. Holmes & Hills works in partnership to advise and represent main contractors, sub-contractors, and construction industry professionals across East Anglia and nationally.
Commenting on the recruitment of Abbie, Sam Bawden, Partner, said:
“I am very excited to have Abbie join us within the Construction Division. Abbie is joining Holmes & Hills from a well-respected London-based firm and I have no doubt that Abbie will be an incredible asset to the team, supporting our continued growth.”
Abbie is among a number of new solicitors and lawyers to join Holmes & Hills since the opening of its regional head office, the A12 Commercial Hub in 2020. The firm continues to grow, still with 17 positions available to apply for across the firm's six offices.