Leading law firm Muckle LLP has appointed Cumbria-born Winter Addis as an associate solicitor, further strengthening the firm’s growing Cumbrian presence.

Winter joins the fast-growing Agriculture, Estates and Private Client team at Muckle, bringing with her a decade of experience.

After studying a Masters in Legal Science at the Queen’s University of Belfast, Winter worked for a boutique family law firm in York before returning to Cumbria to join another regional firm as a lawyer in its Private Client team.  

Winter was attracted to working at Muckle due to its reputation as a client-focused and forward-thinking firm.

Working alongside private client partners, Rachael Stephenson and Tim Boardman, together with nationally renowned lawyer David Towns, where she will deliver her expertise on a broad span of private client work including handling wills, succession planning and probate administration.

She said: “So far my transition into my role at Muckle has felt really natural, so seamless and I’m very excited to be part of such a dynamic team filled with positive energy and enthusiasm.

“This is a new chapter and I’m looking forward to helping a wide range of clients on all different kinds of interesting trust matters in the private client sector.” 

David Towns, partner and head of the Agriculture, Estates and Private Client team, added: “I’m delighted to have Winter on board to strengthen our Cumbrian presence and further boost our fast-growing team.

"Winter has had varied experience working with a range of clients from all over the North West and North East she is already making a difference in supporting senior lawyers and helping to deliver a fantastic service to our clients.

“We continue to attract excellent talent, building on our regional and national reputation in private client work. I’m excited to see what more is to come in 2023.”

For more about Muckle and its renowned Agriculture, Estates and Private Client team, visit the website.