Raft of promotions at Lupton Fawcett

Pictured are Emma Rennison, Julie Perkins, Claire Moss and Ben Clay

Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has promoted seven team members across its Leeds, Sheffield and York offices.

Claire Moss, Michael Buchanan and Julie Perkins have been made partners. Claire and Michael specialise in dispute resolution including commercial and property related litigation.

Julie’s expertise is in commercial property where she leads Lupton Fawcett’s ecclesiastical, charities and education property teams.

Ben Clay becomes head of intellectual property (IP). He specialises in all aspects of IP law including helping clients to obtain and enforce IP as well as defending them from any claims of infringement.

Simon Lockley, head of the law firm’s Sheffield office, has been promoted to head of dispute resolution. He has wide-ranging experience representing both individuals and organisations in high value litigation cases.

Catherine Richardson, who works in Lupton Fawcett’s residential property department, has been promoted to associate solicitor. Catherine specialises in a wide range of sales, purchases, re-mortgages and transfers of equity, and is particularly experienced in dealing with probate and matrimonial sales.

Emma Rennison becomes a solicitor after completing her training at Lupton Fawcett. She has chosen to specialise in family law.

Managing partner James Richardson said: “Congratulations go to our promoted members of staff. Their promotions are richly deserved and recognise their individual ability and the contribution they make to the delivery of excellent services to clients and the success of Lupton Fawcett.”

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