Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has hired Lynn Shearing as client relationship director in the Newcastle corporate team.

Shearing will help the team strengthen relationships with both corporate and business partners who operate in the north.

Shearing worked for over 15 years within PwC’s Newcastle corporate finance team and more recently at private equity backed Parkdean Resorts as its M&A director. During this period Shearing spent time understanding the strategic priorities of businesses and building trusted relationships with key stakeholders.

Ben Butler, partner in the corporate team, said: 'It’s great that Lynn is joining us as she is very well connected in the region and understands corporate transactions both from the perspective of an adviser and a client. She is a great addition to the team. Her appointment forms an important part of our continued focus on and investment in the North East market.'

Shearing commented: 'Womble Bond Dickinson has a fantastic reputation, an enviable client base and unparalleled strength and depth of services in its Newcastle office.  I am very excited to join the corporate team who have both a wealth of experience in delivering successful transactional outcomes for their clients and a real passion to work even closer with the North East business community, that I am very proud to be a part of Womble Bond Dickinson.'


Pictured above: Jamie, Robert, Lynn, Jeremy, Ben