Law firm Simpson Millar has announced the appointment of Sarah Ryan as Partner and National Head of Conveyancing.
Joining the firm’s 43-strong conveyancing division with immediate effect she brings 20 years’ conveyancing and strategic management experience to the national role, which will see her based in Liverpool, and operating across the firm’s Liverpool, Manchester and Kingston-Upon-Thames offices.
Formerly Chief Executive Officer for Jolliffe and Co LLP in Chester, as well as Head of Conveyancing and Regional Head of Probate Operations Co-operative Legal Services, Sarah is the latest in a string of senior appointments for Simpson Millar which has recruited a new Director of HR, as well as a Head of Public Law in Leeds, a Head of Industrial Disease and a new National Head of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence over recent months.
Earlier this month the firm also announced plans to expand its team by nearly 20% by the end of 2019 – filling an initial 47 new roles in the North West as part of a wider recruitment drive across the country which will create almost 100 new positions.
Commenting on Sarah’s appointment Greg Cox, Simpson Millar’s Managing Partner and CEO, said: “I am delighted that Sarah is joining our team of legal experts – she comes during a very exciting and ambitious period for growth for Simpson Millar further to two recent acquisitions, as well as significant investment in our people, our marketing and our technology.”
Sarah added: “I am really looking forward to working alongside the team at Simpson Millar, and taking on my new role as Partner and National Head of Conveyancing.
“The Conveyancing industry is evolving to meet client demand for a more transparent, open and quality service. Simpson Millar has such a prestigious reputation in the industry and I consider it to be a great opportunity to continue with the team’s excellent work.”
Last year the firm revealed that it had embarked on a £50m growth strategy which follows a review by the firm’s owner Doorway and the management team and will result in significant investment in its technology, its marketing and its people.