NI: MKB Law appoints banking lawyer Deborah Archer as associate director

NI: MKB Law appoints banking lawyer Deborah Archer as associate director

Pictured (L-R): Lynsey Henderson, Gordon McElroy, Deborah Archer and Wattey Kemnay

Belfast-based MKB Law has announced the appointment of Deborah Archer as an associate director following a successful year for the firm’s corporate commercial team.

Ms Archer is cited in the Legal 500 2019 as a leading individual in banking and finance and is also ranked in Chambers and Partners 2019.

Commenting on her appointment, Ms Archer said: “I am delighted to take up my new role with one of the most respected law firms in the country and am looking forward to being part of a team that invests time in clients, so the right solutions can be found which are tailored towards their particular needs.

“I have a wealth of experience in the corporate and banking law sectors and I believe my skillset in these areas will help MKB Law continue on their successful growth trajectory by attracting new clients from across the various sectors.”

Managing director Gordon McElroy said: “As business trends change, we are seeing increasing numbers of clients seeking alternative funding sources to grow their businesses, and so Deborah’s expertise in corporate finance and the banking sector will be a valuable asset to our team.”

He added: “There has been a growth in the private equity investor, construction industry across the province and manufacturing businesses as well as technology, renewables and the agri-food sector – both in the buying, consolidation and selling of companies, and Deborah’s experience and expertise will be invaluable to clients in an increasing complex business environment.”

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