South East firm Thomas Eggar has promoted four new partners, up from two last year. The new partners are: Sarah Phillips in tax, Garry Ramsden in aviation, Robert Kenyon in dispute resolution and David Fanchi in real estate. The firm has also promoted 10 new associates, compared with six in 2008. Managing partner Tony Edwards said: “These lawyers are at the forefront of the drive to establish ourselves as a leading law firm in the region.” The new partners were split between the firm’s London, Newbury and Southampton offices.