2020 has got off to a flying start for Beswicks Legal’s commercial property team which has been strengthened by an internal promotion and a new appointment.

Commercial property solicitor Kate Pritchard, who has worked for Beswicks for 16 months, has been awarded associate status.

The promotion is recognition of Kate’s breadth of expertise, commitment to quality and highest levels of professionalism.

Managing Partner Nick Phillips said: “Kate is thoroughly deserving of associate status. She works incredibly hard, is immensely talented and demonstrates exceptional personal and professional qualities.

“Kate is liked and respected by clients and colleagues alike, so it is fitting that we should make her an associate of the firm.”

Meanwhile, solicitor Kate Hogg has joined Beswicks’ growing commercial property team, bringing with her experience of local and national projects, acting for individuals, businesses, large property developers and commercial landlords.

Commercial property associate and head of Beswicks’ commercial property department Simon Abbotts said: “I’m delighted to welcome Kate to Beswicks. She’s a skilled solicitor who is passionate about delivering an outstanding service for her clients, making her an excellent fit for our team.”

Beswicks’ commercial property team supports a wide range of clients with buying and selling commercial property or agricultural land, property management, commercial property developments, commercial landlord and tenant agreements and property finance.