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Kim runs up valuable funds for hospice charity
March 2013

A secretary at Essex-based solicitors firm Palmers has raised hundreds of pounds for a local hospice charity by completing a gruelling half marathon. Kim Portas, who works in the criminal and employment department at the firm’s Basildon office, took part in the Silverstone Half Marathon on 5 March, completing the 13.1-mile race in two hours and 26 minutes. She managed to raise more than £300 for Basildon-based St Luke’s Hospice, with sponsor money still coming in, although illness in the run-up to the half marathon meant that she almost did not run at all. Kim said: “I was unsure whether or not I was going to be able to compete until the week before the half marathon, as I had been quite ill. I decided that if I could complete a 10-mile training run then I would take part, and luckily I managed to do that. “I’m delighted that I was able to run in the end and even more delighted that I was able to raise money for such a worthy cause. I would like to thank everyone who sponsored me for their generosity.” Palmers partner Jeremy Sirrell, who heads Kim’s department, said: “We are extremely proud of Kim for her achievement, particularly as there was some uncertainty over whether she would be able to run until just a week before the event. “I know the money raised will make a real difference to the excellent work done by the hospice.” Last year, Kim took part in the London Marathon, raising more than £1,810 for the same charity after completing the 26.2-mile event in five hours and 40 minutes… Continue reading...

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Palmers helps mark 1st Royal Anglian’s Homecoming March
November 2012

Palmers showed its support for an important occasion in Basildon by decorating the entrance to its Town Square office. Continue reading...

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Clare becomes associate solicitor
November 2012

Palmers is pleased to announce that Clare Butcher has been promoted to associate solicitor, with effect from 6 November 2012. Continue reading...

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Palmers expands employment law team
October 2012

Palmers is delighted to welcome solicitor Charlotte Woolven-Brown to its employment law department. Continue reading...

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Palmers expands employment law team
October 2012

Palmers is delighted to welcome solicitor Charlotte Woolven-Brown to its employment law department. Continue reading...

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New appointment expands property team at Palmers
September 2012

Palmers has appointed Clare Butcher to its residential conveyancing team at its Basildon office. Continue reading...

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Palmers announces new appointments
August 2012

Palmers has announced details of new appointments which will take effect from 1 August 2012. Continue reading...

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Farewell Paul, welcome Nick
June 2012

Essex-based law firm Palmers has bid a fond farewell to Paul Welton, who has retired as Director of Finance, and welcomed Nick Dougan as its new Chief Operating Officer. Continue reading...

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Palmers gets into the Jubilee spirit with name game
June 2012

Palmers got into the Jubilee spirit by holding a free competition for young visitors to a local fete. Continue reading...

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Palmers partner Carey prepares for Vegas wedding
May 2012

Palmers has held a presentation for one of its partners, ahead of her forthcoming wedding. Continue reading...