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Clarion expands team to drive growth and enhance client services

Clarion expands team to drive growth and enhance client services


The Leeds-based firm, strengthens its team with 12 new appointments, signalling a commitment to growth and excellence in client service across various practice areas

In a move aimed at enhancing its core service offerings, Clarion, a prominent law firm headquartered in Leeds, has welcomed 12 new team members in the first quarter of 2024. These strategic appointments underscore the firm's dedication to expanding its talent pool and reinforcing its position as a leader in the legal industry.

Geraldine Wharton brings a wealth of experience to the business recovery and insolvency team, with a decade of expertise in commercial and financial litigation. Her specialisation in handling contractual disputes, defamation claims, and regulatory reviews against financial institutions strengthens Clarion's capabilities in navigating complex legal challenges.

Katie Bullock, appointed as a Legal Director, joins the Court of Protection and Personal Injury Trust team, leveraging over 12 years of experience in managing high-value and intricate Court of Protection matters. Her expertise in addressing client sensitivities and supporting vulnerable individuals in personal injury and clinical negligence claims aligns with Clarion's commitment to providing compassionate and effective legal representation.

Sandeep Sandhu, a seasoned Senior Associate, brings over 18 years of experience to the family team, focusing on a wide array of family law matters, including divorce, financial remedy, and child arrangements. His proficiency in handling intervener issues further bolsters Clarion's capabilities in family law disputes.

Additionally, Clarion has made four associate appointments across various practice areas, with Emma Jones specialising in real estate, Usair Safar in employment law, Georgia Samardsija in private wealth, and Jeremy Bristow in contentious private client matters. These appointments signify the firm's commitment to delivering comprehensive legal services across diverse sectors.

Roger Hutton, Joint Managing Partner at Clarion, expressed enthusiasm for the new appointments, emphasising their significance in advancing the firm's national growth strategy. He highlighted Clarion's dedication to fostering an entrepreneurial environment and attracting top legal talent, underscoring the pivotal role of the latest recruits in driving the firm's continued success and providing exceptional service to clients.

As a single-site law firm based in Leeds, Clarion serves a broad spectrum of corporate and private clients both nationally and internationally. With its recent expansion initiatives, Clarion reaffirms its commitment to delivering excellence and innovation in legal services while maintaining its position as a trusted advisor in the legal community.