Cobbetts promotes property trio to partnership

Cobbetts has promoted three former directors to partner, all of them in the property department.

Richard St John Williams and Darren Hamer are based in the Manchester office, while Penny Tate is in Leeds. They cover housing and regeneration, property finance and construction respectively.

St John Williams advises public and private sector clients on governance, corporate and commercial issues.

Tate advises multinational companies on UK and overseas industrial projects.

The trio of promotions comes after the same number was made up in January following the firm’s partnership restructure.

At that time Nicola Frost and Piers Burgess were promoted in the corporate department and Mark Davies ;was ;promoted in banking.