Lake Legal appoints new managing partner

Lake Legal appoints new managing partner

Lake Legal has appointed Claire Glaister as managing partner as the specialist family law firm gears up for growth.

The appointment will see founder Lyn Ayrton, who remains senior partner, concentrate on strategic development and growing her arbitration practice.

Alongside the management changes, the firm, which operates nationally from its office in Leeds, has made two new appointments.

Brooke Dempsey, who originally joined the firm as a paralegal, has been appointed as a newly qualified solicitor, while Rhianna Cameron, who graduated from law school in 2021, has become a paralegal.

Commenting on the appointments, Glaister said: “Lake Legal has grown to become a highly respected family law firm, and it’s thanks to our ability to recruit and retain the best talent. As we look forward to our next growth phase, it’s great to see young lawyers like Brooke and Rhianna developing their careers with us.”

“I first worked with Lyn Ayrton over 20 years ago as a work experience student, and she has supported my career ever since that time. When I joined Lake Legal over 12 years ago, I knew that I was joining a unique law firm that is a great place to work.”

Ayrton said: “It’s a proud moment for me to see Claire become managing partner, as we continue to grow and attract new talent to the firm. I set out to build a family law firm that put its people and clients first, and this approach continues to drive the firm forward.”

Pictured: Brooke Dempsey, Lyn Ayrton, Claire Glaister and Rihanna Cameron
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