Berwins’ burgeoning commercial law division has received a significant boost with the appointment of specialist litigation solicitor, Andrew Mawdsley.

The newest member of the industry ranked firm brings with him a broad background in business law and a passion for supporting organisations to secure constructive, future focused solutions.

With two decades of legal experience, Andrew joins Harrogate and Leeds based Berwins after 14 years with a South Yorkshire practice where, as a Partner he was responsible for the development of a highly regarded litigation department with an enviable reputation in the local business community.

“We’re delighted to welcome somebody of Andrew’s calibre and experience to our commercial unit” said firm founder Paul Berwin.

“This appointment comes as we continue to extend the legal solutions we offer businesses and organisations. Andrew’s standing as an expert in dispute resolution complements the specialisms of the wider team, adding further to an already formidable commercial outfit.”

Andrew, who’s family home has been in Harrogate for the past 16 years, is also an accredited civil mediator. With a focus on getting parties to communicate, he has a track record of swiftly identifying issues and resolving polarised positions to achieve amicable settlements.

“To have joined such a well-regarded firm, which prides itself on the exacting levels of client care and expert legal support that build long term relationships is fantastic” said Andrew.

“There’s a real buzz at Berwins as we continue to grow and help our clients realise some exciting plans for future.”