Leading regional law firm Howes Percival has expanded its Cambridge office with two new appointments.
Victoria Sandell has joined the firm as an associate solicitor in the dispute resolution team and, commercial property lawyer, Laura Clarke has been appointed as a solicitor.
Victoria joins from Taylor Vinters LLP and has a wide range of experience advising on all aspects of complex commercial disputes including contractual disputes, company/shareholder disputes, negligence claims against professionals, fraud (including cyber fraud), judicial review claims and insolvency matters and proceedings. In addition to County Court and High Court litigation, Victoria also has considerable experience effectively using Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures and was ranked as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ by the Legal 500 in 2017.
Laura Clarke advises on commercial property matters including the acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold properties, and landlord and tenant matters. She also assists senior solicitors on complex transactions. Laura was previously with HRJ Foreman Laws.
Commenting on the appointments, Jonathan Greenhalgh, commercial property partner and head of Howes Percival’s Cambridge office said:
“I’m delighted to welcome Victoria and Laura to Howes Percival. Since entering the Cambridge legal market in early 2015, we’ve quickly established ourselves as a major player, with a full service legal offering for the city. Victoria’s appointment further strengthens our litigation and insolvency practice, while Laura joins our well established real estate team, already recognised as being one of the most comprehensive in the region.”
Howes Percival provides a full service legal offering to corporate and private clients and sector specialisms include agriculture, automotive, development and construction, education, food and drink and leisure and tourism. The firm was a finalist in The Legal 500 UK 2018 awards in the Corporate & Commercial Regional Firm of the Year category.