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Ward Hadaway is delighted to announce key promotions across the firm

As we continue to grow strongly, we are very pleased to announce a total of 19 promotions across our Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle offices.

This includes two Partner appointments, Vicki Alexander, based in our Newcastle office, and Catharine Busby, who is part of our team in Manchester.

Martin Hulls, Managing Partner at Ward Hadaway, said: “It’s wonderful to announce 19 promotions across the firm which is a reflection of the exceptional talent we have within the business. Every member of the team provides an incredible service to our clients across their specialist areas of law, positioning Ward Hadaway as one of the top law firms in the North of England.

“Our highly skilled and motivated team are the driving force behind our success and that is why we invest heavily in their training and development. It is particularly rewarding to see our home-grown talent develop and grow as people and as lawyers. We are committed to enabling our people to reach their full potential and deliver outstanding results for our clients within a flexible and friendly environment. Their promotions are very much deserved, and we are excited to see them continue to grow in their new roles.”

Other team members included in this year’s promotions include Kate McLean, Victoria Parker, Fameeda Shafiq, Tom Shears, Katie Adams and Rachel McCartney who have been promoted to Managing Associate. James English has been made a Director. Rebecca Whisker, Natalie Payne, Rachel Garcia, Kieran Kelly, Sally Hyslop, Michelle Fleming, Sarah Way, Sarah Dove, Lauren Frisby and Olivia Brown have been promoted to Associate.

Newcastle-based Partner Vicki Alexander said: “I’m thrilled with my promotion to partner, this achievement reflects the incredible support and nurturing environment that the firm provides. Ward Hadaway places its people at the forefront and from day one I have experienced a culture of support, collaboration, and mentorship that has helped me flourish personally and professionally.

Catharine Busby, a Partner in our Manchester office, added: “I’m very pleased with my recent promotion to partner and I am thoroughly enjoying my journey at Ward Hadaway. One of the main reasons I enjoy working here is the incredible culture that Ward Hadaway fosters. The firm places a strong emphasis on its people and creating a supportive and collaborative environment where everyone is valued. It’s a fantastic place to work.”

To find out more about working at Ward Hadaway and joining the firm, click here.

Please note that this briefing is designed to be informative, not advisory and represents our understanding of English law and practice as at the date indicated. We would always recommend that you should seek specific guidance on any particular legal issue.

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