Davidson McDonnell hires Victoria Sterritt to lead new private client team
Northern Ireland firm Davidson McDonnell has recruited former London lawyer Victoria Sterritt to lead a new private client department.
Ms Sterritt is joined in the new private client team by senior solicitors Rachael McKee and Sara Ord, who both have more than 20 years’ specialist experience in areas including family and matrimonial, trusts and estate planning, succession planning, wills and probate, and residential property.
While Davidson McDonnell has been servicing private clients for almost a decade, the firm said the establishment of the team under Ms Sterritt’s lead would bring a “new, dedicated focus in the area, combining innovative working practices, a personable approach and expert legal advice to create a progressive force in this area”.
Ross Davidson, director, said: “We have worked hard at building a strong reputation for the quality of our advice and our personal approach to client needs in both the corporate and personal arenas. We are delighted to expand our private client expertise as part of a new, dedicated department in this area where demand is high.
“Davidson McDonnell is committed to providing ‘no nonsense’ practical advice and exceptional service that combines the best technical capability with a warm, professional and friendly approach. I’m delighted to officially launch our Private Client team under Victoria’s lead and wish our growing team every success.”
Ms Sterritt said: “From straightforward matters to those which are more complex, our team has a pool of expert knowledge and technical skill to help clients to confidently structure their affairs.
“I’m delighted to be joining Davidson McDonnell and to develop this opportunity to work with a wider team of experts, and with access to innovative resources, to assist individuals and families navigate a broad range of the traditional and modern family issues in a progressive manner.”