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Law firm Gordons appoints five new solicitors bringing the total fee-earners recruited since start of year to 16

Gordons has welcomed a further five new solicitors to the firm which marks a total of 16 new fee-earner appointments since the start of the year.

Laura Walton has joined as a dispute resolution specialist, while Erica Jones and Melissa Cook have been hired as commercial property solicitors.

Newly qualified solicitors Kate Imeson and Harvey Blake have joined as corporate and regulatory specialists respectively. These latest recruits bring the total number of new solicitors appointed by Gordons to 16 since the start of the year

The five new hires follow several senior appointments earlier in the year. These included Peter Hampson as head of regulatory, property disputes solicitor Sarah Coates-Madden and former HSBC Yorkshire and North East head of corporate banking, Martin Lunt, as a consultant.

Gordons partner, Victoria Davey, said: “We are continuing to grow our business at pace due to the outstanding work we do for our clients, the strong relationships we build with them and our highly effective business strategy.

“Finding and hiring the right people who share Gordons’ distinct ethos and values is essential for us and key to our continued success. All our new starters are a great cultural fit and they will play important roles in further improving the momentum we have built up since the start of the year.”

Gordons has offices in Leeds and Bradford and employs 170 people. The firm’s clients include retailers, B&M, Heron Foods, Iceland Foods, Morrisons, Ocado and Wren Kitchens as well as construction and high-performance materials manufacturer Saint Gobain and international brewers Molson Coors.

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