South East law firm Coffin Mew announced that it has promoted Emma Stevens to partner with immediate effect, adding another talented individual to the partnership.

Emma joined the firm in September 2013 as a trainee and has been promoted to partner in the Dispute Resolution team. She advises clients across all of Coffin Mew’s offices on a wide range of corporate and commercial disputes including contractual claims, restrictive covenant disputes, shareholder disputes and debt recovery. She is also a member of the firm’s Tech Sector, with particular specialism in intellectual property disputes, assisting companies and individuals to protect their intellectual property rights, predominantly against online infringements.

Miles Brown, CEO of Coffin Mew, said: “Coffin Mew is always looking for ways to strategically grow the firm, both organically and through lateral hires. Emma is an excellent example of our home-grown talent. As we help clients grapple with the challenges presented by Covid-19, Emma’s addition to the partnership is particularly welcome.”

Ian Dawes, Head of Dispute Resolution at Coffin Mew, said: “I am delighted that Emma has joined the Coffin Mew partnership, she is an exceptional, modern and forward thinking solicitor. She will continue to be an excellent commercial litigator and will enhance the overall partnership.”

Emma Stevens added: “I am very proud to join the partnership at Coffin Mew.  I am privileged to be offered this exciting opportunity at the firm I trained with and will continue to support the firm’s values in my new role and as we find our ‘new normal’”.