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Ward Hadaway announces key promotions as it continues to grow strongly

Ward Hadaway, a leading Northern law firm headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, has announced a total of 19 promotions across its offices in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle.12 of those have taken place within its North East team.

As part of its commitment to providing a culture where employees can develop professionally and personally, the firm is proud to announce the promotion of Vicki Alexander to partner in Ward Hadaway’s debt recovery team. Tom Shears, Katie Adams and Rachel McCartney are now managing associates, James English has been made a director in the employment team and Kieran Kelly, Sally Hyslop, Michelle Fleming, Sarah Way, Sarah Dove, Lauren Frisby and Olivia Brown have been promoted to associates.

Martin Hulls, managing partner at Ward Hadaway, said: “It’s wonderful to announce these promotions across the firm, with 12 in our Newcastle office, 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 employees 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.”

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. The firm’s commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive workplace has been instrumental in my journey. I am incredibly grateful to be part of a team that values its employees and encourages their development.”


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