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Commercial lawyer secures Associate promotion

COMMERCIAL lawyer Matt Cormack has been promoted to Associate at UK Top 75 law firm Ward Hadaway.

Matt, who joined Ward Hadaway as a trainee solicitor in 2008, acts for a wide range of clients from large multi-national corporate companies to early stage businesses and start-up enterprises.

Matthew Cormack

Promotion – Matt Cormack

He has advised on issues across various sectors including offshore oil and gas and subsea products and services, and has worked with a variety of e-commerce and technology-based businesses in preparing their customer-facing contracts.

During his time at the firm, Matt has advised on several multi-national corporate group re-structures for a global client involving project management across various overseas jurisdictions.

He is also a solicitor in residence at the Business and Intellectual Property Centre in Newcastle, where he provides initial consultations to clients on a variety of legal issues.

Jamie Martin, managing partner at Ward Hadaway, said: “It is a great pleasure to announce Matt’s promotion to Associate.

“He is a very bright and able lawyer who has proved his worth working with a wide range of our clients across the commercial sector.

“It is particularly pleasing to see one of our former trainees achieve promotion to Associate. We aim to create the right environment for talented lawyers to further their careers here so it is very encouraging to see that process in action.”