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Amy Stirton joins Capsticks as its latest Legal Director, supporting clients in the North, Midlands and West Yorkshire

Amy Stirton joins Capsticks as its latest Legal Director, supporting clients in the North, Midlands and West Yorkshire


Amy is well known as a go-to advisor, having worked in the sector for 14 years. She is joining Capsticks from Ward Hadaway LLP, where she was a Director of Built Environment (Social Housing). Previously Amy spent a decade at Forbes Solicitors.

Amy Stirton has joined Capsticks as a Legal Director in its Housing Management team. She will be dedicated to working with Registered Providers in the North, Midlands and West Yorkshire to further develop Capsticks’ presence in the regions, complementing the already strong full service offering.

Described by clients as confident, knowledgeable and professional, Amy has extensive experience in a full range of housing management work. Additionally, she has led impressive bespoke training packages nationally on topics such as tackling domestic abuse, anti-social behaviour and the Mental Health Capacity Act.

Mike Owen, Head of the Housing Management team, said:

“It’s my pleasure to welcome Amy to our team. She has an excellent reputation and substantial experience. I have no doubt that our clients in her regions will feel confident with her by their side.”

Senior Partner, Rachael Heenan, commented:

“We continuously develop clear strategies tailored for the clients and sectors we work with, to ensure we’re able to provide the most comprehensive service available. Welcoming Amy undoubtedly is part of those efforts. With the best talent by their side, our clients can focus on what matters most – helping their communities.”

Amy will be based at the firm’s Chorley office headed by Partner Paul Lloyd.

Paul Lloyd, Partner and Head of Chorley office noted:

“As a firm we’ve made great strides at growing our regional teams. Amy joining our team in Chorley is another step in the right direction, particularly as we’re focused on supporting our clients in the Midlands and the Northern regions.”

Capsticks aim is to be the firm of choice for organisations who work to make a difference. Our purpose is to be the legal advisers that clients want by their side, providing innovative and practical solutions tailored to our sectors’ unique challenges. Our lawyers work together as one team with the same values: putting people first, doing the right thing and always forward thinking.