Davies and Partners Solicitors has announced the expansion of its Board of Management, appointing Kirsten Compton and Tom Lowe, who join existing Board Directors, Ewan Lockhart, Nigel Tillott, David Stokes and Ewan Kilgour.
Kirsten Compton, who heads up the Commercial Property team in the Firm’s Gloucester office, has worked in Davies and Partners since joining the Firm in 2017, later becoming one of the Firm’s Legal Director’s and appointed Training Principal, overseeing the Firm’s Trainee Solicitor and Solicitor Apprenticeship program.
Kirsten, who qualified as a Solicitor in 2005, has been involved in a number of high-profile regeneration projects in and around Gloucestershire and across the wider UK, having extensive in-depth knowledge of the commercial property sector.
She is renowned for her knowledge and specialism in sales, purchases, leases and refinancing of commercial buildings. Kirsten’s client portfolio covers several business sectors, including manufacturing, utilities, engineering, retail and leisure.
Tom Lowe heads up the Firm’s New Build Homes Sales Department acting for a variety of housebuilder clients ranging in size from national PLC’s to small boutique developers providing luxury homes throughout England and Wales.
Tom, who is based in the firm’s Gloucester office, joined the Firm in 2011 as a Trainee Solicitor, before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2013 and later becoming one of the Firm’s Legal Director’s and Head of Department.
Under his leadership, the New Build Homes Sales Department has expanded and is able to offer unparalleled specialist advice to the residential development sector in dealing with all aspects of residential development from straightforward infrastructure transfers and plot sales to regenerative funding, joint venture and consortium developments.
Commenting on the new Board appointments Davies and Partners Chief Executive Ewan Lockhart said, “We are delighted to invite Kirsten and Tom to our Board of Management. Kirsten has played a vital part in the progress we have made in the Commercial Property department over the last few years. Tom has had an important function in the Firm as head of New Home Sales, managing one of our larger departments and our major clients, for several years. Both are very strong candidates to join the Board and to help direct the organisation in the months and years ahead. Congratulations to them both.”