WORCESTERSHIRE law firm MFG Solicitors, which has offices in Worcester, Kidderminster and Bromsgrove, has announced a string of partner and associate promotions.

Kirsten Bridgewater has been promoted to partner in the litigation division.

Property-litigation specialist Ms Bridgewater joined MFG in 2007 and advises rural and commercial clients on a wide range of property disputes and agricultural matters.

The employment division’s Amanda Pillinger has also been promoted to partner. Ms Pillinger, who joined the firm in 2009, is an expert in employment matters and liquor licensing.

Additionally, solicitors Sam Pedley and Neil Harrison have been promoted to associates within the litigation and rural affairs teams respectively.

Finally, MFG has also announced the appointment of assistant solicitor Elanya Smith to the agriculture and rural affairs team. Maynard Burton, MFG partner and chairman, said: “These latest appointments here at MFG Solicitors are fully deserved and underline the strength of talent we have. We continue to grow across all divisions and are building a team for our future. I’d like to congratulate everyone once again.”