New managing partner at Newcastle firm Muckle

March 12, 2015 Newcastle firm Muckle has appointed a new managing partner, selecting Jason Wainwright to replace Steve McNicol, who steps down after ten years leading the firm.

Wainwright has been with Muckle since 2005. He begins a three-year term on 2 April. His appointment was not contested. He had discussed the change of hands with McNicol on multiple occasions in the past.

McNicol will remain with the firm in a new role, focusing on client development. During his tenure the firm grew from 49 lawyers to 71.

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