Anna-Marie Knipe, one of the founding members of BB4B, has been promoted to partner with leading Leyland law firm Birchall Blackburn Law.
Anna Marie, 34, joined the firm in 2010 and was promoted to associate solicitor in 2011. She manages the firm’s Leyland office and her areas of expertise include elderly client work, Wills and probate, Court of Protection matters, and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
She is a member of Solicitors for the Elderly, a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and has helped advise many of Leyland’s older clients with their legal needs.
Partner at Birchall Blackburn Law, Cathy MacCracken, said: “As a firm, we recognise that the success of our business is totally dependent upon developing and attracting the very best people.
Anna Marie is highly respected by both clients and colleagues and brings great passion, expertise and dedication to her work.”
Anna Marie commented: “The firm is committed to its community and I take real pride in being given the opportunity to grow this niche and complex area of the law here in the heart of Leyland.”
Birchall Blackburn Law is one of just a handful of law firms to hold nine Law Society accreditations across its service areas, holding the quality mark in conveyancing, insolvency, family law, children law, Wills and inheritance and commercial litigation.
It has offices in Leyland, Manchester, Preston, Southport, Penwortham, Chester and Chorley. It has a turnover of £15.5 million and employs 310 people.
Everyone connected with BB4B congratulates Anna-Marie on her well-deserved promotion.