Battens Honours the Work of Residential Specialist Through Key Promotion

Battens Solicitors, one of the South West’s largest law firms, is celebrating the achievements of one of its residential property specialists, Sarah Ford. In recognition of her dedication to her clients and to Battens, and of the key role she played in establishing the firm's office in Wareham, Sarah has been promoted from associate to senior associate.

Sarah originally joined Battens as a trainee solicitor and qualified in 2011. She has since worked as a conveyancing solicitor managing property sales and purchases, remortgages, equity releases and park homes. In 2015, Battens began hosting weekly legal clinics in Wareham which grew so popular, a permanent office was established there two years later; and Sarah was one of the solicitors credited with cementing its success.

Jill Cochrane, Head of Residential Property at Battens Solicitors said: “Sarah has been a great asset to the Residential Property team and, with colleagues, has been instrumental in the success of the Wareham office. I am delighted to announce her promotion.” Sarah said: “It is very rewarding to be recognised for all my hard work and everything that I have achieved for the firm, particularly in opening the Wareham office and making it a success. I am looking forward to working more with my Wareham clients and helping them with their property negotiations.”

Battens Solicitors Established over 300 years ago, Battens Solicitors is a full-service, top 500 legal firm and one of the largest in the South West. It employs more than 150 staff in six regional offices across Yeovil, Sherborne, Dorchester, Castle Cary, Bath and London, and has specific expertise across all legal sectors including commercial and residential property, private client, family law, agriculture, planning, and company commercial law.

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Released on 25/09/2018