Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors announces key promotions and welcomes new talent to the team

Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors, under the leadership of Managing Partner Richard Millard, is excited to announce several significant promotions and new hires within the Company Commercial, Private Client, and Personal Injury teams.

Danielle Austin, has been promoted to Partner.  Danielle joined the firm as a paralegal in 2016 and qualified as a solicitor in 2019.  She has since been a valuable member of the Company Commercial team, working alongside Tim Roberts to provide legal advice to businesses and individuals.  Her dedication to clients and expertise in handling complex corporate and commercial transactions has been instrumental in her career advancement.

Klaudia Karas, formerly a Paralegal, has been promoted to Conveyancing Executive in the Private Client Services team following the success of her recent qualifications.  This promotion recognises Klaudia’s commitment to delivering exceptional service and her unwavering dedication to clients.

Sue Barden, a long-time Legal Secretary, has been promoted to Legal Assistant in the Personal Injury team.  Sue’s hard work and support for Navdip Gill, head of the Personal Injury department, have been vital in managing complex High Court cases.  This promotion is a testament to her diligence and invaluable contribution to the firm.

We are also delighted to welcome Sara Shimi, who recently qualified as a Solicitor, to our highly experienced Dispute Resolution & Litigation team to work alongside Ken Stangoe, Trevor Coward, Guy Brooks and Richard Millard.  Sara will focus on contractual and property claims, landlord and tenant disputes, and domestic building disputes.

These recent promotions and expansion of our team demonstrate our commitment to valuing our staff and providing a career path to achieving their aspirations whilst emphasising Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors dedication to providing exceptional legal services.  As we continue the growth that we have enjoyed in recent years, we are actively seeking lawyers to join our growing Commercial Property team, where there is a rare opportunity for the right candidate to either join as a Partner or Associate with a view to progressing their career quickly to partner level.  To learn more about this exciting opportunity visit.  We also welcome conversations to discuss opportunities with anyone interested in joining our team at Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors.