Roythornes Promotions

Roythornes Solicitors has announced the appointment of two new Partners and an Associate as part of their continuing growth.

The two new partners are Edd Johnson and Sam Elkin.  Edd joined Roythornes in 2006 and is part of the firm’s commercial property team.  He has particular expertise in the renewable energy sector advising on large scale solar and other renewable projects for both landowners and developers.  He also brings property expertise to Roythornes’ growing Food and Minerals teams.

Sam Elkin is Roythornes’ Financial Controller.  He joined in 2007 and is responsible for the financial management of the firm including budgets, cash flow and financial strategy.

The new Associate is Alex Keenan.  Alex joined Roythornes in 2008 as a trainee and qualified as a solicitor in 2010.  He now works in the firm’s large private client team specialising in capital tax planning for clients in the agricultural and food sectors.

Speaking about the appointments, Senior Partner Paul Osborne said: “We’re delighted to announce the promotions.  Edd, Sam and Alex have all demonstrated the technical ability, commitment and hard-working attitude that makes our firm stand out from our competitors and we wish them well with their careers with Roythornes.”

A top 200 law firm, Roythornes is a commercial practice with a strong focus on agriculture and rural estates, the food sector and commercial property.  The firm acts for clients across the country, working out of four offices: Spalding, Peterborough, Nottingham and Newmarket.  For more information about our services please visit