Burges Salmon has appointed four new partners in Bristol, three of which are women, across key growth areas including real estate, environment, pensions and banking. Real estate lawyer Sally Jupp and pensions lawyers Susannah Young and Alice Honeywill make up the three new female partners, alongside environmental lawyer Simon Tilling, who joins the projects team. All four joined the firm as trainees, which highlights the firms push for organic growth and investment in trainee’s. The promotions follow last year’s male-heavy promotion round, were 6 males were promoted to partner level, which highlights how Burges Salmon is becoming more diverse at the partnership level. The five promotions, effective from 1 May 2016, take Burges Salmon to a total of 85 partners.