May 11, 2022

Braintree solicitors expand rapidly, creating high-skilled jobs

Holmes & Hills grows and recruits specialist solicitors.

Regional law firm, Holmes & Hills, which has an office in Braintree as well as five other offices across the region, has grown rapidly in recent years, creating a large number of high-skilled jobs. In the past 18 months, Holmes & Hills has created 24 new roles, bringing the firm’s team of legal industry specialists to over 160 in number.

The firm has seen increased demand in services from new and existing clients in Braintree, the surrounding area and across the region. Providing services to owners and senior leadership of businesses operating in a wide range of industries, as well as local authorities, families and individuals, Holmes & Hills has expanded its team so as to provide commercial and private individual clients a single source of expert advice covering all of their legal needs.

Recent specialist hires include employment law solicitor - Hilary Burgess; specialist commercial solicitors - Steven Crossman and Katherine Waumsley; specialist dispute resolution solicitor - Aimee Phillips; a specialist land and development solicitor - Chris Milner; a commercial property solicitor - George French - as well as an additional, specialist divorce solicitor Alexander Garrett, to name but a few.

Holmes & Hills is independently recognised as a leading source of specialist legal advice in the region across several areas of law by two independent directories of the UK’s top law firms - The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Reviewing the Braintree law firm, editors at the Legal 500 recognised, in particular, Holmes & Hills’ specialist team of Family Law solicitors as being a ‘strong choice for advice on financial settlements that often involve issues over high-value matrimonial assets, pensions, and business interests’ as well as excelling at Children Act cases. Moreover, Partner and head of the Family Law team, Carol Toulson is personally ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’, highlighting her as one of the best family and divorce solicitors in the region.

Moreover, the firm is also continually recognised as having a truly expert team of Planning Law solicitors. The firm’s eight strong Planning and Development Team has been recognised as one of top teams of expert Planning Law solicitors in the country by Planning Magazine, a leading national publication for planning and property professionals, on several occasions.

Holmes & Hills continues to recruit and expand its team of specialists, currently actively recruiting for 18 positions across its six offices. Clients can access the firm’s full range of specialist legal services from its Braintree office, with appointments available to be arranged in person, via telephone or video call – call 01376 320456 or email

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