Tara Cubbon has recently been promoted to Managing Associate at Cains.  Tara qualified as an Advocate in December 2013 and joined Cains’ leading litigation team as a Senior Associate in April 2020 as a well-respected litigator. Since joining Cains, Tara has continued to advise on a wide range of corporate and commercial litigation in particular complex and high-profile disputes.

Tara is recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ and ‘Associate to Watch’ in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners legal directories respectively.

Joint head of litigation, Robert Colquitt added:  “We are delighted to announce Tara’s promotion.  Tara’s knowledge and experience continue to grow and she is an integral part of the litigation team adding real value to our team and clients.”

Commenting on her promotion, Tara said: “I am very pleased to have been promoted to Managing Associate. The 2 years since joining Cains’ litigation team have been extremely interesting and rewarding. I have gained a wealth of additional knowledge and experience and am so pleased that the board have recognised the value I have added to our first class team and the wider firm. Whilst recognising the contribution I have already made, the promotion gives me the platform to build on the work already done and to contribute to the ongoing, long-term success of Cains”.

Kirsten Porter, who has been with Cains since 2019, has been promoted to Senior Associate. Kirsten is an integral part of the corporate and commercial team and advises on a broad range of multi-jurisdictional corporate, commercial and regulatory work. Kirsten also specialises in employment law, regularly advising both employees and employers in contentious and non-contentious matters. Kirsten is described by clients as “responsive, concise and commercially minded”.

Commenting on her promotion, Kirsten stated,  “I am delighted to have been promoted to the role of Senior Associate and look forward to continuing to work as part of Cains team to deliver an exceptional service to our clients.  I am very fortunate to be able to work with a fantastic, supportive team, including all our brilliant support staff, who have all helped me on my journey so far.”

Tristan Head, director and joint head of the Corporate and Commercial team commented, “As a firm, developing and rewarding talent is a key part of our strategy and I am delighted to congratulate Kirsten on her well-deserved promotion and wish her every success in her new role.”