Four new hires for Blake Morgan in Cardiff

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Blake Morgan has confirmed the appointment of three new lawyers and a Chartered Legal Executive as the UK top 50 law firm focusses on continued growth in Wales.

Yvonne Majewska is a senior commercial solicitor who was previously legal and company secretary for the TES Aviation Group. She has extensive commercial experience, advising on high value and complex commercial transactions both domestically and internationally.

Senior solicitor Ben Coulson and chartered legal executive Nia Evans both join Blake Morgan from Hugh James. Ben specialises in wills, probate administration, tax and trusts for private clients. Nia handles employment tribunal cases, advising and representing clients in relation to all aspects of employment law.

Banking and finance solicitor, Ewelina Wagiel joins Blake Morgan from LexisNexis Risk Solutions where she specialised in UK data protection law, GDPR and services agreements.

Commenting on the appointments, senior partner for Wales Emyr Lewis said: “Exceptional client service delivered by talented lawyers is at the heart of everything we do at Blake Morgan. Our success comes down to the experience and expertise of our people; that’s why we work hard to attract, develop and retain the very best talent.

“We are particularly pleased to be welcoming Ben, Nia, Yvonne and Ewelina to the Blake Morgan team at a time when our well-established business in Wales continues to experience strong growth across the private, public and third sectors, both in Wales and beyond.”

The appointments follow another successful year for the firm, which sees them crowned as Insider’s Legal Team of the Year in Wales, and acknowledged as a top law firm by eprivateclient. The expertise and experience within the firms legal teams was also acknowledged by the latest Legal 500 results which named 16 Blake Morgan lawyers as leading individuals and recommended a further 38 lawyers in the Cardiff office.