James Towler joins McCormicks

McCormicks Solicitors of Harrogate has appointed a new partner to its corporate and commercial department.

James Towler takes over as head of the corporate and commercial department. He advises companies, LLPs and partnerships, on both corporate and commercial matters.

Regular instructions include buying and selling businesses and companies, restructuring companies and groups, joint ventures, and shareholder and partnership agreements.

He has acted for a range of both domestic and international clients, including motor retailers, national estate agents, racecourse operators, manufacturers, publishers, online service providers, retailers and farmers.

Peter McCormick, senior partner at the firm, said: “James’s range of expertise makes him a real asset to the practice and he has hit the ground running, already having met many of our long-standing corporate and commercial clients to understand their needs.”

Last month, McCormicks awarded a training contract to legal assistant Tiffany Jackson.

Jackson joined McCormicks more than a year ago and assists head of commercial property, Heather Roberts, in acting for a range of clients, dealing primarily with commercial landlord and tenant matters, asset management, and sales and purchases across a variety of sectors, including retail, industrial and agriculture.

She also assists in property litigation work and in the property side of some estates and trusts work.

Jackson graduated with a degree in law and completed her legal studies at the University of Law in Leeds.