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Newcastle firm Ward Hadaway has added six to its partner ranks in this year’s promotions round.
Of the new partners, two are members of the firm’s employment team and two are property lawyers while there are one each in the personal injury and corporate finance teams.
All six of the new partners are based in the firm’s Newcastle headquarters.
In terms of practice areas, Jamie Gamble and Paul Scope have joined the employment partnership; David Dewar makes partner in the personal injury team; Alex Wright and Alex Cox become property partners; and Imogen Holland has joined the corporate finance partnership.
In a statement the firm’s managing partner Jamie Martin said: “These promotions are all richly deserved and demonstrate how as a firm we strive to recognise talent, hard work and application.
“They reflect the dedication, determination and wide range of skills which every one of these six newly promoted partners brings to the firm and to our clients.
“Becoming a partner isn’t an easy thing to achieve so they deserve our congratulations.”