Appointments: Law firm boosts property team; Multi-service advisory firm recruits Redmayne Bentley manager; and more

LAW firm Clarion has strengthened its 12-strong commercial property team with the addition of an associate and two paralegals.

Grace Allison joined the firm’s property law team as a paralegal three years ago while undertaking her LPC part time and has now been appointed as an associate following the completion of her training.  After graduating from Leeds University with a BA in European Union Studies with Law, she worked part time in the Citizens Advice Bureau and completed her GDL at BPP Law School in Leeds before going on to study for her LPC at College of Law, Manchester.

Sara Ahmed joins Clarion as a paralegal having graduated from University of Huddersfield with Law (Exempting) Master of Law and Practice (MLP).   Over the last two years, she has gained experience as a remortgage legal assistant, a legal assistant and a conveyancing assistant.

Lucinda Ross also takes on the role of paralegal after completing her MLP from University of Huddersfield and working as a residential conveyancing legal assistant and a commercial property legal assistant.

Martin Grange, partner and head of Clarion’s property practice, said: “After a strong year, the commercial property landscape remains buoyant and we are continuing to build the practice as demand for our services grows.

“Having recently appointed a third partner to the property team, it is vital that we also continue to attract and nurture the brightest young talent – it’s great to see Grace qualifying into the team and we’re delighted to welcome Sara and Lucinda.”


THE Progeny Group has welcomed Jon Moody, former business development manager at Redmayne Bentley, to the firm as a manager.

Mr Moody brings his 34 years’ experience of the financial services industry, having previously worked at Merrill Lynch International Private Client Group and Lloyds Bank, to the firm and joins five former colleagues who left Redmayne-Bentley this year to join Progeny.

Neil Moles, managing director, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jon to Progeny. His extensive experience and expertise will strengthen our wealth management service offering to our client base.”


Charlie Mitchell Twisted AutomotiveTWISTED Automotive has supported its expansion plans with the appointment of a marketing manager.
Charlie Mitchell will be responsible for supporting the company’s expansion, brand partnerships, and the launch of a range of new services over the next three years.
Mrs Mitchell joins the business from Skipton Building Society, where she held a senior role as marketing communications manager.
Twisted Automotive recently announced a leap in orders following the end in production of the iconic Land Rover Defender.
North Yorkshire-based Twisted’s main business involves buying new Defenders and modifying them to individual customers specifications. It offers a range of models, provides custom builds, and also restores and improves customers’ existing vehicles with a ‘drive-in-drive-out’ service.