High-calibre property partner joins Square One Law

High-calibre property partner joins Square One Law

Commercial law firm Square One Law has welcomed new partner Dawn Carlisle to its Leeds office.

She is a highly experienced property lawyer with more than 25 years of experience gained at well-respected national commercial firms in Leeds. She has also worked in-house.

Square One Law is celebrating its 10th anniversary and has grown from a single office in Newcastle in 2011 to now also having a presence in Leeds and Darlington, so is well placed for clients across the northern region.

It acts for a range of clients, including Turntide Transport, Able UK, Atom Bank, Shepherd Offshore, Marrico, Glentrool and Rushbond, and has been involved in high-profile deals and projects.

Leeds office partner Matthew Thompson said: “We are delighted to welcome Dawn to the ever-expanding Leeds team. She is very well connected, both in the Yorkshire region and further afield, and works for a range of developers who operate in a variety of sectors, including residential, student-accommodation, retail, industrial, hotel and leisure.”

“Dawn is an excellent fit for Square One Law, as she is a lawyer of exceptional calibre, a fantastic team player and extremely motivated by doing a first-class job for her clients.”

Carlisle said: “I’m really happy to have joined the Square One Law team. When I realised the ethos of the team here—its heart being led by the importance of close working relationships with clients and colleagues alike, its agility and, also, its energy and commitment to inspire, develop and progress colleagues in all areas of the business I knew it was the right place for me.”

Partner Kate Johnson, who joined the firm earlier this year, added: “I was attracted to Square One Law because of its unequivocal commitment to client service and the way it places clients at the heart of everything it does. Everyone is committed to the one firm, one culture approach which creates an energising and motivating environment in which to work.”

“It is clear that Square One Law is a firm which is going places, so I am excited about continuing to build the Leeds office with Matt, and now Dawn, from the strong platform which has been created over the last 18 months.”

Pictured: Matthew Thompson, Dawn Carlisle and Kate Johnson
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