Stockton-based law firm adds to corporate team with senior appointment

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A Tees legal firm has bolstered its corporate team with the appointment of an experienced lawyer.

Senior solicitor David Lucas has joined Stockton-based Archers Law’s corporate and commercial team.

His career in the Tees region spans nearly 25 years and he brings with him a wealth of experience in corporate law, including 11 years at partner level.

David, who has worked in Teesside for nearly 25 years, started out in a marketing and operations role in the chemical sector.

Following a change in career, he has spent the past 19 years as a corporate and commercial lawyer.

His experience includes company and business sales and acquisitions, mergers, shareholder agreements, joint ventures and general company law, writing both simple and complex commercial contracts across a wide range of business sectors.

He also has experience advising charities and the education sector on governance and advising Academy Trusts on school acquisitions.

Aside from work, David is a keen cyclist and also enjoys walking around some of the fantastic areas in the region, and golf.

The firm’s head of corporate and commercial, partner David Adams, said: “We are delighted to have David join the team, he brings with him a wealth of experience in the local area and in corporate and commercial Law.

“The appointment of David is part of the corporate team’s growth strategy for 2020. It’s great to be able to continue growing as a team, by recruiting during the Coronavirus global pandemic, to expand our corporate offering and come out of this stronger.”

Archers Law has longstanding roots in the regional area. It has grown from humble beginnings on the high street to a modern law firm employing nearly 70 talented people across its business and personal legal teams.

The firm has seen significant growth over the past five years. The team was ranked in the most recent Legal 500 as a top tier law firm with Daniel Flounders gaining recognition as a Next Generation Partner.

For more information visit archerslaw.co.uk or call 01642 636500.