Harriet Morgan has been promoted to Partner and Head of Charity Law at the law firm’s Cardiff office. She began her new roles in September 2018 bringing the total number of partners at the firm to 61.
Harriet joined Geldards as a Trainee Solicitor in 2000, qualified as a Solicitor in 2002, was promoted to Associate in 2005 and Senior Associate in 2008. She began her careers as a commercial property lawyer, before specialising in charity commercial property and governance six years ago.
Harriet is a well-known, highly respected lawyer in the industry. She regularly advises charities from many sectors on property elements including development work, retail and shop portfolios, leases and any issues that may arise. Charities she has acted on behalf of include several housing associations, the Royal Voluntary Service and Wales Millennium Centre.
Harriet joins Claire Dean, Chris Hawrylak and Simon Davers from the Geldards’ Midlands offices to become the four new partners at the firm.
Jeff Pearson, Chief Executive, said:
“I am delighted to welcome Harriet, Claire, Chris and Simon to the partnership at Geldards and would like to congratulate them all on these well-deserved promotions. They are very experienced lawyers with strong expertise in each of their areas of law and their knowledge and skills are invaluable to the team. 2017/18 was an exceptional year for the firm and, with the new additions, the partners are looking forward to continuing this success into the new financial year.”