MD Law promotes Sheffield lawyer to partner

MD Law promotes Sheffield lawyer to partner

Litigation lawyer Kelly Wharin has been promoted to partner at Sheffield’s MD Law.

Wharin (pictured) joined Broomhall-based niche commercial practice MD Law, which specialises in business recovery, insolvency, dispute resolution and commercial litigation, in January 2018 and has more than a decade of experience.

She has built an impressive record of working with companies and individuals, and dealing with a range of disputes and litigation, regularly instructed in high value actions.

She said: “Not only do I enjoy the variety and quality of the work we deal with at MD Law but I have also been privileged to have been involved in the management of the business, including supervising the two trainees we have.”

“The people make the firm here and it is a fantastic team. I am delighted to be promoted to partner. I feel, ever since I started here, that my opinion has really mattered. I look forward to seeing the firm grow further.”

Wharin, who specialises in contractual disputes, shareholder/partnership claims, debt recovery and other areas including professional negligence, defamation and contentious probate and trust litigation, joins founder Matthew Dixon, Neil Kelly and Carl Jones as the fourth partner at the firm.

She graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2003 and started her career as a trainee in 2005, qualifying in 2007. 

MD Law, which was formed six years ago, acts for and advises insolvency professionals, businesses and individuals across the country.

Founder and partner of MD Law, Matthew Dixon, said: “Congratulations to Kelly on her well deserved promotion. This is a reward for her hard work over the last three years on commercial litigation work but also on the management side of the business.”

“Her promotion to partner will be very important as we continue to grow the business organically in the region.”

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