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Pepperells Solicitors celebrates success: 11 graduates emerge as business leaders in annual programme

Pepperells Solicitors celebrates success: 11 graduates emerge as business leaders in annual programme


11 professionals graduate from the firm's Business Leadership Programme, affirming commitment to excellence

Pepperells Solicitors, a prominent legal powerhouse, proudly announces the successful culmination of its Annual Business Leadership Program, celebrating the graduation of 11 accomplished professionals who have emerged as adept business leaders. The 12-month program, a cornerstone of Pepperells' commitment to professional development, focused on intensive training, mentorship, and strategic learning to nurture leadership excellence within the legal industry.

Under the guidance of dedicated business and leadership coaches, Matthew Atkin and Des Mannion, participants underwent a transformative journey covering crucial topics such as strategic thinking, effective communication, business planning, and innovative problem-solving. The diverse cohort, representing backgrounds in both legal and non-legal roles, showcased their skills through collaborative projects, case studies, and real-world applications, positioning themselves as influential leaders in the business landscape.

Matthew Atkin, the esteemed business coach overseeing the programme, expressed immense pride in the participants' growth, stating, "Their commitment to honing leadership skills is truly commendable, and I'm confident they will play pivotal roles in shaping the future success of Pepperells."

Ben Pepperell, CEO, commended the graduates, highlighting the firm's dedication to fostering talent and empowering team members to thrive in leadership roles. The success of this year's program solidifies Pepperells' position as a frontrunner in talent development within the legal sector.

The graduates received accolades from various leaders within the firm, including Victoria Neale, Deputy Head of Dispute Resolution, and Charlotte Johnson, Head of Private Client, who expressed gratitude for the program's impact on personal and professional growth.

Craig Day, Head of People and Culture, emphasized the enriching experience of being surrounded by like-minded individuals, expressing enthusiasm about implementing learned theories to contribute to Pepperells' ongoing success.

The Business Leadership Program, designed to support the firm's rapid growth, will continue on an annual basis. The 2023 cohort will benefit from ongoing individualized coaching, further investing in their skills and talents.

The success of Pepperells Solicitors' inaugural Business Leadership Program serves as a testament to the firm's commitment to excellence and innovation in developing leaders who will navigate the evolving landscape of the legal industry.

Delegates who have completed the 2023 Business Leadership Program are:

Shuhel Ahmed; Director and Head of Residential Property

Ryan Crellin; Director and Head of Corporate Commercial

Craig Day; Head of People and Culture

Clare Williams; Business Development Manager

Charlotte Johnson; Head of Private Client

Mina Davy; Residential Conveyancing Solicitor

Nichola Skayman; Head of Domestic Abuse and Private Law Children

David Kemshall; Director and Head of Divorce and Finance

Stephen Orridge; Director and Head of Compliance

Cora Connel; Director and Head of Family Law Care Team

Victoria Neale; Deputy Head of Dispute Resolution