Law firm Brabners Chaffe Street has announced four promotions across several departments including environmental and social housing.
Environmental specialist Claire Gregory has been promoted from associate to partner. She joined the firm in 2010 and offers energy and climate change advice as well as health and safety expertise.
Matt Brown, who works in commercial in the firm's Liverpool office, also becomes partner. Brown has been with the firm since 2006 having qualified and spent six years at a major national firm in London.
Brabners has offices in Preston, Manchester and Liverpool.
Promoted to associate are David McGurnaghan in the Liverpool private client team, social housing lawyers Andrius Roos and Josephine Sharrock, who are also based in Liverpool, and Mark Morrell in the corporate team in Manchester.
Mark Brandwood, Brabners Chaffe Street's managing partner, said: "We congratulate our new partners and associates on their promotions which are in recognition of the progress they have made in their careers, and their contributions to the success of their teams."