Catherine joins the Corporate team at Ward Hadaway
15th May 2013
LAW firm Ward Hadaway has further strengthened its specialist Corporate team in Yorkshire with the appointment of Catherine Clarke.
Catherine (pictured) joins the firm’s Leeds office as an Associate after five years’ specialist experience advising on a range of corporate finance matters.
She has advised clients across a number of different sectors including businesses operating in the manufacturing, financial services and leisure industries.
Catherine’s expertise includes providing legal and practical advice on transaction and corporate law, including investments, reorganisations, acquisitions and disposals.
She also has experience in advising private companies, institutions and investors ranging from start-up companies to established corporates.
Catherine said: “I am really pleased to be joining Ward Hadaway. It is an ambitious firm which is determined to do the best for its clients and there is a real buzz about the place.
“I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues at the firm and to helping our clients realise their business goals.”
Martin Hulls, Partner and Head of Corporate at Ward Hadaway, said: “It is great news to be able to welcome someone of Catherine’s talent and aptitude to the firm.
“The success of Ward Hadaway has been built on having high quality lawyers who know their stuff and work hard for their clients and Catherine is no exception.”
Gavin Maddison, Partner in the Corporate team at Ward Hadaway in Leeds, added: “Catherine is a great addition to the team and I am sure she will prove to be a real asset to the firm and to our growing list of clients.”
Ward Hadaway was rated in the top ten corporate legal advisers in Yorkshire and in the North East in 2012.
The firm has advised on a wide range of recent deals in Yorkshire, including the acquisition of Leeds landfill site operator Caird Bardon, the refinancing of New Dock owner Allied London and the sale of York-based equestrian business Ride-Away to national retail chain Pets At Home.