Blackburn-based law firm Napthens has hired Tricia Morrison from Scottish lawyers HBJ Gateley Wareing as partner and head of construction.
At HBJ Gateley Wareing, Morrison helped to establish and subsequently headed the construction team in the Edinburgh office. She is dual qualified to practice law in both Scotland and England and has more than 16 years' experience in both contentious and non-contentious construction law, as well as public procurement matters. At Napthens she will work with the commercial property, corporate and litigation teams.
Morrison said: "Napthens has a highly respected and active property team and I look forward to working alongside some very high profile clients in the region."
John Whittingslow, head of the commercial division at Napthens, added: "Tricia's specialism in construction law will enable us to expand our offering to clients and keep Napthens at the forefront of property and construction advice in the region."