This week's Yorkshire appointments
Amy Chadwick, Hägen Wolf
Property litigation firm Hägen Wolf has appointed Amy Chadwick as an associate.
Amy is an experienced solicitor-advocate with rights of audience in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal and joins the firm from the Leeds office of Knights.
Amy has over six years of experience working in law firms and has led property litigation cases across a wide range of sectors including; social housing, commercial lease renewals, forfeiture, dilapidations and telecommunications.
Amy commented: “There is a unique culture at Hägen Wolf that sets it apart. A focus on the client and a commitment to staff development has created strong foundations for continued growth. We are all excited to see what 2021 holds.”
Commenting on the appointment, Matt Pugh, the managing partner of Hägen Wolf, said: “As a new and dynamic firm we invested in the latest technology from the outset to ensure that our staff and clients can work seamlessly with us wherever they are.
“It’s an approach that has ensured our continued growth throughout 2020 and has given us a robust platform for further expansion this year. We are delighted to welcome Amy to the team. It’s clear that our approach of investing in the personal and professional development of every lawyer continues to attract great talent.”
Henry King, CBRE
CBRE has appointed Henry King as senior surveyor in its Leeds team.
Henry joins CBRE from the Capital Markets team at LSH in Leeds, and will be advising CBRE’s client portfolio across Yorkshire and the North East, including institutions and regional property companies, on the disposal and acquisition of all property asset classes.
Senior director Alex Whiting commented: “Henry brings regional expertise and strong market knowledge to his new role and we are delighted to welcome him to the Leeds office.”
Henry added: “Joining the dynamic CBRE team is a fantastic opportunity to build on my capital markets experience and I am looking forward to adding value to the northern team and its impressive and valued client base.”
Noel Kennedy, UX Global (UXG)
Digital solutions provider UX Global (UXG) has appointed Noel Kennedy as head of sales and marketing.
Noel brings a range of experience and knowledge to the newly created role, having joined from audiovisual design and build specialists Involve where he was head of sales.
Commenting on his appointment, UXG managing director Alistair Wright said: “We’re delighted to have brought Noel on board as we set ourselves up for what is set to be a big year for UXG.
“His experience, knowledge and network of contacts are second-to-none, and I’m looking forward to working closely with Noel to build our presence within existing sectors and explore opportunities to expand into new markets.”
Noel added: “The talented team at UXG are already highly regarded for their market-leading innovation and ability to make brands really standout, and I’m truly excited to be working with them to build the company’s reputation and achieve new levels of success.”
Alistair Branch, Stephen George + Partners LLP (SGP)
Stephen George + Partners LLP (SGP) has promoted Alistair Branch to partner at its Leeds office.
Since joining in 2016 to spearhead SGP’s transportation sector development, Alistair and his team have won a range public sector projects, securing over £150m worth of transport schemes.
Alistair commented: “I am absolutely delighted to be asked to become a partner at SGP and continue the drive to both grow our transport architecture offer and develop the Leeds office as a whole.
“SGP’s willingness to co-operate across sector specialisms and offices has helped us to deliver successful public and private sector air, bus and rail projects and I am confident that growth in transport and the wider Leeds office sectors will continue.”
Geoff Ward partner at Leeds office added: “We are delighted that Alistair is to become a partner of the practice. His expertise, passion and evident commitment to our business culture have seen him win remarkable projects and contribute hugely to the internal strength of the whole SGP offer.
“With his promotion, we are strengthening our existing Leeds office team for the future and reinforcing our wider vision for SGP, delivering our ethos of we care, we challenge, we deliver to a broad range of public sector projects.”
Harry Finney, Fox Lloyd Jones
Property agency Fox Lloyd Jones has appointed Harry Finney as senior surveyor.
Chartered surveyor, Harry, joins the Leeds-based firm having spent three and a half years at the Leeds office of Cushman and Wakefield.
In his new role he will be working closely with directors Paul Fox and Nick Salkeld, and the wider team, on a mix of agency and development projects around the region.
Commenting on the appointment, director Nick Salkeld said: “Despite the pandemic we have shown great resilience throughout and not only continued to progress instructions for existing clients, but we have also added a sizable number of new projects.
“To cater for the continued growth, we needed to recruit an experienced and senior-level surveyor to further bolster the team’s capacity and have always been impressed with Harry’s experience and knowledge of the market.”
Harry added: “Joining Fox Lloyd Jones provides me with a fantastic opportunity to work with market-leading professionals and develop my career with a well-established independent property firm.
“The move will offer me the opportunity to work across a range of sectors and disciplines and be part of an exciting business that continues to grow, despite the uncertain times.”
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