Yorkshire Union of Law Societies names new president and vice president

Yorkshire Union of Law Societies names new president and vice president

Switalskis associate Natalie Cosgrove has been appointed as the next president of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies, the umbrella organisation for all local law societies in the region.

Cosgrove (pictured left), a specialist in clinical negligence based in Sheffield and a former president of Sheffield & District Law Society, was appointed at the quarterly meeting of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies yesterday. She succeeds David Barraclough, who has held the position since 2017.

Andrea Pashley (pictured right), senior director and head of family at Malcolm C Foy & Co in Doncaster and current president of Doncaster & District Law Society, was appointed to the role of vice president, succeeding Cosgrove.

Commenting on her appointment as president of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies, Cosgrove said: “I am delighted to follow in David’s footsteps. He truly resurrected this society and it is my honour to continue his incredible work.”

“For now my focus is to provide support to local law societies as they support their member firms to navigate the ongoing difficulties that Covid-19 presents to the legal industry.”

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