Franklins Solicitors LLP announces two new Associate Partners of the firm


Kathryn Thornewill and Rhiannon Penney

Franklins Solicitors LLP are delighted to formally announce the appointment of two new Associate Partners of the firm. Invitations for Partnership have been offered to and accepted by Rhiannon Penney, a Solicitor in the Bespoke and Commercial Property team, and Kathryn Thornewill, a Solicitor in Private Client team.

“The diligence and application that both of these young women have demonstrated in their career growth with the firm has been truly exceptional” says Managing Partner Simon Long. “We are delighted that they have both accepted the offer of Partnership with Franklins and look forward to the continued value that they will bring to the firm as Partners”.

Rhiannon has been with the firm for over 10 years and specialises in Bespoke and Commercial Property. Rhiannon acts for a wide range of clients in relation to commercial leases, acquisitions and disposals of freehold and leasehold property, land and development, commercial and private lending, easements and variations, property trusts, insolvency advice and lease extensions. You can find more information on Rhiannon’s area of work here.

Kathryn joined the firm’s Private Client team in 2013 and assists on a wide variety of matters, from business owners seeking advice on Estate planning to families preparing Wills to provide for their loved ones. You can find more information on Kathryn’s area of work here.

Andrea Smith, Anchor Partner in Corporate Services, says: “Kathryn and Rhiannon are great examples of the investment and energy we put into our staff and their career growth being worthwhile. I have no doubt that they will both excel at Partnership level.”