Lancashire-based commercial law firm Harrison Drury has appointed Karen Piontek as a commercial property lawyer from Lawson Taylor LLP in Burnley where she was head of property.
Owen McKenna, commercial property partner at Harrison Drury, which has offices in Preston and Garstang, said: "We've continued to see an increase in work volumes across the board, including a greater number of property acquisitions and disposals.
"Karen is an experienced lawyer having led the property team at several regional law firms and her drive and commitment to business development has resulted in a network of professional contacts throughout Lancashire. Her appointment will further strengthen the team and ensure we continue to offer great service to our clients."
Harrison Drury specialises in all aspects of commercial property law, including property acquisitions and disposals, commercial leases, construction law, environmental issues, litigation, planning law, and landlord and tenant disputes.
Piontek has worked in the legal profession since 1998 and qualified as a legal executive in 2005.