Appointments: McKenna joins GT LAW & more

LIVERPOOL law firm GT LAW has appointed Peter McKenna as head of its new employment division.

With more than 20 years’ experience, Mr McKenna currently runs his own practice and is also a regional solicitor for the National Union of Teachers. Before this he was a partner at Liverpool law firm E. Rex Makin and Co.

Last month GT LAW said it would create 60 new jobs after its move to a new head office in Liverpool.

GT LAW director Gordon Tucker said: “Peter’s appointment is part of our strategy to become a recognised high street brand offering every aspect of legal services. We are also currently recruiting solicitors who specialise in Wills and Probate, Family and Immigration law.

Mr McKenna, who takes up his position next month, said: “My specialist areas of interest include education, stress at work, TUPE and employment tribunal representation for all types of claims including discrimination.”

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WARNER Estate has appointed Simon Price as graduate surveyor. Simon joins the company from Cheshire West and Chester Council where he was property information officer for five years.

Mr Price, 28, is based at Liverpool Innovation Park and is responsible Warner Estate’s Cumbria portfolio.

He said: “Moving to Warner Estate was ideal for me to use the knowledge that I have gained whilst working at Cheshire West and Chester Council and over the last three years whilst studying for a Masters at the University of Salford.”

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JAMES Dunningham has been named as the new operations director of workplace health and wellbeing organisation Health@Work.

Previously an account director at P%R agency Kenyon Fraser, he will be spearheading Health@Work’s expansion plans as the organisation rolls out its services nationally and competes with the country’s leading commercial players in workplace health.

Frances Molloy, chief executive of Health@Work said: “We are very pleased to announce James as our operations director. His commercial acumen and expertise in business sales and marketing will be a welcome addition to our growing skill set as we move into a new, more competitive commercial environment.”

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