Manchester Law Firm Appoints Legal Director
Altrincham-based litigation-specialist, FS Legal, has expanded its team with the appointment of Christine Newton as Legal Director.
Christine has joined from the UK home delivery and collections business, Arrow XL, where she spent three years in the role of General Counsel. Prior to that, Christine held the position of Legal Director in the commercial litigation team at Hill Dickinson LLP, where she worked for eight years.
Speaking about Christine’s appointment, Julia Norris, Partner at FS Legal, said: “Christine has many years’ experience of running complex commercial disputes from inception through to trial. She is particularly well-versed in commercial contract disputes and alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediation. Christine is a great lawyer with an impeccable reputation and is a fantastic addition to our growing team. She will really strengthen our commercial litigation offering for clients.”
A specialist firm of award-winning litigators, FS Legal advises high net worth individuals and corporate clients in commercial business and private investment. During her career, Christine has acted for clients in a variety of sectors, including logistics and warehousing, construction, engineering, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.
She is experienced in several practice areas, including construction and engineering, shareholder disputes and insolvency related cases.
Christine said: “FS Legal is a dynamic law firm that is involved in high profile multi-million-pound litigation cases. The firm’s grown rapidly in the last year and it is an exciting place to be. I felt that it was the right firm for me to join.”