Bermans announce two Partner promotions
The promotion reflects the firm’s commitment to investing in its future, by supporting and nurturing it’s people.
The first of the double promotion is Melanie Morris, who joined Bermans as a Trainee Solicitor in 2015, qualified into the Property team in 2017 and became a Senior Associate in 2021 before being made Partner on 1 July 2023.
Melanie specialises in property and development finance and plays an integral role in both the success of the property department and the wider firm. In addition to property finance, Melanie deals with a broad range of property transactions, such as commercial and investment property acquisitions and sales, property aspects of corporate deals and development work. Melanie heads up the department’s burgeoning property finance team and looks forward to continuing her fruitful and rewarding career with Bermans.
Alissa joined Bermans in 2017 and has worked closely with Legal 500 leading individuals in asset based lending and Bermans partners, David Gledhill and Alex Chapman. Alissa has undertaken a broad range of banking and finance work including invoice finance, asset finance and general corporate finance. She is a key member of the team which has been recognised with her promotion to Partner. She hopes to build on the legacy of the team being ranked as Business Money’s number 1 ABL legal team for many years to come.
Jon Davage, Managing Director commented:
“Bermans is committed to supporting and nurturing the very talented people we have in the business and so these appointments are particularly welcomed from my perspective.
Having enthusiastic, technically excellent and committed people is a key driver for the next phase of Bermans growth, which we are lucky to have in abundance.
In a technology focused age, personality sets us apart – Mel and Alissa are shining examples of what our message should be – this being the provision of market leading legal services delivered with integrity and personality.”