Muckle LLP has recently made four new appointments into its real estate team.

Solicitors Alex Hunter, Ian Gibson and Rhiannon Griffiths have joined the firm and solicitor Andrew Thirlwall has qualified into the team, after spending two years as a trainee.

Solicitor Rhiannon has eight years’ experience in advising leading UK financial services institutions on a broad range of real estate and finance transactions.

She said: ‘I am delighted to have joined a team whose focus is on providing the best results for its clients in a clear and commercial way.’

Alex Hunter has more than nine years’ experience of real estate work, including landlord and tenant matters, property finance, freehold and leasehold acquisitions, disposals and development projects. She previously worked for Muckle prior to taking a career break and is delighted to be back.

She said: ‘The high-quality and variety of work which Muckle is involved in was what attracted me back and it’s great to be back at Muckle.’

Ian Gibson has four years’ experience of acting for commercial developers and the public sector on a variety of real estate matters across the north-east. 

Ian said: ‘I am delighted to have joined Muckle where the quality of the work on offer is fantastic. It’s great to be part of something that is growing and to be at a firm which makes such a significant contribution to the local community.’

Andrew, who qualifies into the real estate team following his training contract, said: ‘Muckle is such a great place to work and it is where I want to build my career.’