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The announcement follows the promotion of six Associates to Fixed Share Partnership in May.

Ben, Lee and Graham

National law firm Weightmans has welcomed three Partners to Equity in the latest round of promotions.

The new Equity Partners are:

Ben Daniel – Employment, Pensions and Immigration, Leeds
Graham Dean – Insurance, Liverpool
Lee Gordon – Planning & Infrastructure, Leeds

Ben Daniel is Head of Service Delivery for the Weightmans Employment, Pensions and Immigration team. Joining Weightmans when the firm merged with Ford & Warren in 2015, Ben deals with all areas of employment law for a wide variety of clients in both public and private sectors.

Graham Dean joined Weightmans in 2006. He is responsible for running and managing Weightmans’ national disease team, consisting of over 100 people over four offices.

Lee Gordon joined Weightmans in 2014 and heads up the firm's planning and infrastructure team. He is a specialist planning solicitor and has considerable experience of all aspects of planning and related law.

The main role for the new Equity Partners will be business generation for the Built Environment, Insurance and Employment, Pensions and Immigration teams and wherever possible, other areas of the firm.

Weightmans’ Managing Partner John Schorah said:

"As an ambitious and growing business it is crucial we acknowledge our people by rewarding them for their outstanding contributions. We are delighted to offer Equity to Lee, Ben and Graham - these promotions are extremely well deserved and their ideas, energy and drive will be invaluable in moving the business forward.
"In the last year, we have hired 13 new partners, promoted another six Associates to Fixed Share and now add three to our Equity. We are passionate about giving staff opportunity to grow with the firm and look forward to another year of success for our people and ultimately, great results for our clients."
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