Geldards' successful appointment to Tees Valley Combined Authority Group
Geldards has been successful in securing a place on a prestigious panel of specialist law firms providing services and support to help deliver ambitious projects for the Tees Valley region.
In a four-year deal Geldards, along with six other top law firms, were successfully appointed to provide expert advice to help drive economic growth in the region.
Geldards will work alongside Endeavour Partnership, Jacksons Law, Addleshaw Goddard, Womble Bond Dickson, Muckle LLP and Pinsent Masons offering a support programme providing legal services for all organisations as part of the Tees Valley Combined Authority Group, including at the Teesworks site and Teesside International Airport.
The new legal framework will strengthen the professional services sector in the Tees Valley as well as delivering a range of social value projects to support young people, communities and businesses through service such as pro-bono advice, mentoring, training and skill workshops.
Tiffany Cloynes, Partner and Head of Public Sector, England at Geldards said:
“Geldards is delighted to have been appointed to this dynamic legal partnership which will make a real difference to the Tees Valley region. We are proud play a part in these ambitious economic plans and our expert team bring a wealth of specialist knowledge and experience to the panel”.
Commenting on Geldards appointment Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen said:
“We’re delighted to have signed law specialist Geldards as part of our new legal framework to support the game-changing projects we’re delivering across Teesside, Darlington and Hartlepool, including Teesworks, the Teesside Freeport, our airport and much more.
“They will not only help support us with their expert advice, but they’re going further to make sure local people across our region feel the benefit, by offering things such as local business support, skills workshops and interview training, and careers guidance, as well as committing to traineeships and apprenticeships and work experience to help inspire the next generation of would-be lawyers.”