Peterborough law firm bolsters business with new appointments

A leading law firm in 
Peterborough has expanded its operations with a raft of appointments.

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 3:42 pm
Buckles' offices in Bourges Boulevard, in Peterborough.

Buckles Solicitors, based in Bourges Boulevard, has announced what it says are significant appointments and promotions in a range of legal departments.

The firm has recruited new partner, Rachel McCahill, who is a corporate recovery and insolvency specialist with 22 years’ experience.

She said: “I’m delighted to be joining Buckles at an exciting period of growth for the firm with lots of plans and projects in place.”

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Duncan Jackson, chief executive of Buckles Solicitors.

Buckles has also appointed a trio of highly experienced consultants. They are Nicole Hirst, a specialist in commercial litigation, Lola Pacheco, a civil and immigration law matters, and Bruce Turner, a consultant in personal injury and clinical negligence law.

Buckles’ private client team has been strengthened with the arrival of two senior solicitors, Abbie Boon and Vicky Tassell.

Meanwhile, senior associate Rebecca Varey has joined the family team and Lauren Priestley has also joined as a paralegal in the firm’s dispute resolution and personal injury teams.

In addition, four lawyers have been promoted. Katy Poole becomes a senior associate and James Munn becomes a senior solicitor. Anna Whiston and Lea Maynard rise to senior paralegal positions.

Duncan Jackson, chief executive at Buckles, said: “The last 12 months have been challenging for everyone for different reasons but, thanks to the unrelenting dedication and effort of all our staff, we have significantly outperformed the sector. We are delighted to welcome the new recruits.”