Thomas Eggar Announces Vicky Brackett as Managing Partner
02 Apr, 2012
Law firm Thomas Eggar LLP has announced Vicky Brackett as its new managing partner from 1st May 2012.
Currently a partner and Head of the firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice, Vicky is the firm’s first female managing partner and one of just a few within the Top 100 legal firms. A comparatively young managing partner at 41, Vicky’s appointment coincides with the firm’s rebrand, designed to emphasise Thomas Eggar’s refreshing and creative approach to legal services.
Commenting on her new role Vicky said: “My priorities as managing partner will be to grow Thomas Eggar’s strong client base and to win new clients particularly in our areas of sector focus. I will also aim to build upon our strong reputation for attracting and retaining the top talent. My appointment as managing partner demonstrates how this firm creates an environment where individuals with ambition and talent have a real opportunity to achieve their goals.”
Tony Edwards, who stands down after 8 years as managing partner, added: “I am delighted to be handing over to such an inspiring and talented colleague. Vicky has all the energy, ambition and vision needed to continue to drive the ambitions of the the firm.”
Tony Edwards remains with Thomas Eggar and looks forward to supporting Vicky in fulfilling the firm’s plans for the future.
Vicky joined Thomas Eggar as an associate in the Dispute Resolution team in 2004 and was promoted to partner in 2005. Prior to joining Thomas Eggar, she held the position of senior associate in the Dispute Resolution Practive at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, working in both the London and the Frankfurt offices.
Vicky is based at Thomas Eggar’s Gatwick office.