Thursday 11th August 2011
New Partner claims his place at North East Firm
A North East firm of solicitors has appointed Mark Lynn to join its team of all female Partners.
Carr & Co solicitors, which has branches across the region, has promoted associate solicitor Mark Lynn to Partner.
Mark, who is 28, will join Partners Valerie Wormald, Sharon Smith and Gemma Iceton to become the youngest and only male member of the Firm’s team of Partners.
Originally fromMiddlesbrough, Mark studied for his Law Degree at NorthumbriaUniversity.
He joined Carr & Co in April 2007 as a trainee and is now head of the Conveyancing Department at all three branches. He assists clients atBlyth, Morpeth andNewcastleon buying, selling or transferring their home or business and specialises in Property Law.
Mark has said “I’m thrilled with my new position at Carr & Co. Joining the Partnership is a really exciting development in my career and it is fantastic to be rewarded for the hard work I have done over the past 4 years”.
“I have worked alongside the existing Partners for some time now and I am not at all daunted by the prospect of joining the previously all female team. I am looking forward to working with them more closely and becoming more involved with the running of the Firm as well”.
Valerie Wormald, senior Partner said “Mark has proved himself as a fantastic solicitor and we are delighted to be able to make him a Partner. We are confident that he will make a fabulous business partner and a welcome addition to the management team”.