Bond Dickinson appoints tax and accounting specialist as new legal director in Leeds office

Karen Eckstein has joined Bond Dickinson’s insurance professional risks team as a legal director.

She joins from Clyde & Co where she was a partner, and will be based primarily in Bond Dickinson’s Leeds office.

Servicing the team’s national and local client base, Eckstein specialises in tax and accountancy professional indemnity litigation, contentious tax, and contentious trust and probate cases.

She has a national reputation and was recently awarded with a certificate of appreciation from The Council of The Association of Taxation Technicians.

Eckstein (pictured below) has over 20 years’ experience and is multi qualified, being a chartered tax advisor, a member of ACTAPS (the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists), as well as an experienced professional indemnity litigation solicitor.

James Robins, partner and head of Bond Dickinson’s insurance disputes team said: “Karen has a unique combination of skills and we are delighted to have her on board. Her appointment further strengthens our national professional risks offering. Her arrival has already generated a great deal of interest among our clients who have worked with her before or know of her reputation.”

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