Martin de Ridder has been promoted to partner, and heads the dispute resolution and employment department at Ansons Solicitors in Cannock and Lichfield.
Since joining Ansons in 2004 as a newly qualified solicitor, Martin has moved up through the ranks and he advises a range of business and private individuals both in the local area and beyond. Martin specialises in intellectual property and shareholder disputes, and has recently launched an employment law retainer service for SMEs in Staffordshire. He has previously been recognised in the Legal 500 Directory as one of the leading dispute resolution lawyers in the West Midlands.
Martin was educated locally at Cardinal Griffin school in Cannock and has always lived in Rugeley where he is the Secretary of Rugeley Rugby Club and Rugeley Open Spaces Association.
Senior Partner Simon James said “I am delighted with Martin’s appointment to the partnership which recognises the outstanding contribution he has made to the firm and his commitment to excellence and sound commercial skills.”
Martin de Ridder said “I am grateful to the partners for my promotion and to have been able to progress my career within my local community something which I hope will continue for many years to come”.