By: 24 April 2024
Capsticks’ Leeds team flourishes amongst record promotions

Capsticks is celebrating the new financial year with a record number of promotions. A total of 47 promotions across their legal and business service teams have been announced, with two equity partners, three partners, seven legal directors, six promotions across business service teams, 13 principal associates, two senior associates and 14 senior paralegals. Many of these span into the firm’s Leeds office.


Senior partner, Rachael Heenan, commented:

“Announcements like this are the days that you remember in your career, so it’s important that we take the time to celebrate these milestone moments in people’s careers and everything they have achieved. Our colleagues are key to our mission of supporting organisations who work to make a difference. To be able to celebrate a record number of promotions across our teams is testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone at Capsticks.”


Mary Mundy, corporate and commercial, based in Leeds, has been promoted to equity partner. She continues to lead the firm’s procurement practice as well as being the deputy head of Capsticks’ healthcare sector.

Capsticks have appointed seven legal directors, recognising their excellent contribution and support with the growing needs of their clients. Deema Sodha from the real estate department in Leeds, is amongst them.

With a continued focus on business development throughout the firm, there have been six promotions across central business services. These include Faizal Goolab, IT systems developer, and Sarah Southward, head of billing in the finance team.

In addition, 13 principal associates have been promoted, including Charlotte North from the claims department in Leeds.

Senior paralegal promotions include Avani Chavan and Luke Appleton from advisory and Amy Brennan from real estate. The firm has also recognised Lauren Standeaven and Megan Rainbow from the regulatory department, all based in Leeds.


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Emma Cockings
Emma is the content editor for Yorkshire Legal News. Emma is an experienced writer with a background in client-centric personal injury law for a major firm. She has attended and reported on numerous high-profile legal events in Yorkshire.