Partner Promotions at Muckle

Newcastle-based law firm Muckle has unveiled a number of promotions, including three partners.

Charlotte Patterson-Ryan, Sarah Barratt and Chris Hook have been promoted to partner, with Patterson-Ryan specialising in rural property and landed estates.

She becomes a partner in the firm’s agriculture, estates and rural property team.

Barratt, who is a partner in the real estate dispute resolution team, has expertise covering all manner of residential and commercial property disputes, while Hook has become a partner in the sports, education and charities team.

Elsewhere, Alex Speirs has moved up to become a senior associate in the dispute resolution team, and Hayden Richards and Philippa Walker will become associates in the corporate and real estate teams respectively.

Jason Wainwright, managing partner at Muckle LLP, said: “I’m delighted to see Charlotte, Sarah and Chris promoted to partner in recognition of their individual contributions to the firm.

“It’s fantastic to see Alex, Hayden and Philippa receive their well-deserved promotions too.

“These six promotions reflect the hard work, expertise and enthusiasm these lawyers have shown. Many of them have been with the firm for a number of years and it’s a privilege to watch them craft their careers with Muckle.”