A local firm determined to expand out of the recession
By Timothy Wilton 16/05/2010

Flourishing Yorkshire law firm Hartley & Worstenholme has made four new appointments. The firm with offices currently in Pontefract and Castleford has ambitious growth plans and is making significant investment in both infrastructure and people to ensure their vision can be realised.

Claire Garside has joined the family department after working in Leeds. Claire has 13 years’ experience working in legal services and became a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives (FILEX) in 2006. She specialises in all aspects of matrimonial and family law including care proceedings.

Claire is also a member of the Mental Health Review accreditation scheme run by the Law Society. Claire has previously been instructed by the Official Solicitor to represent clients who lack the capacity to give instructions.

New Starters

Josephine Cuttill joins the Wills & Probate team as a legal executive. Josephine has over 15 years’ experience specialising in all aspects of private client work. She also deals with residential property transactions linked to private client matters.

Oliver Cashman joins the Litigation department as a solicitor. After graduating from Bristol University Oliver trained at a firm in Chester and then worked for a Leeds solicitor. He specialises in Employment Law, Commercial and Civil Litigation dealing with a range of disputes.

Amy McIntosh, joins a highly motivated team within Hartley & Worstenholme’s Estate Agency. Amy has worked in the residential property market in West Yorkshire for a number of years. She is keen to promote the benefits of having an Estate Agency and solicitor under one roof.

Christopher Wilton, Senior Partner, comments “We are delighted to be expanding the firm at such a challenging time. Our employees are key to our success and we are delighted that we are attracting such experienced professionals.”

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