Blacks Solicitors expands with key hires

Leeds-based law firm Blacks Solicitors LLP continues to grow with the appointment of Phil Parkinson and Jenna Meehan to the Commercial Law team.

With over 15 years of commercial law experience Phil joins Blacks as a Partner where he will be leading, and developing, the Commercial Law team.

Phil advises on intellectual property and marketing arrangements, and has specialist knowledge in compliance (including GDPR), project management, planning change, and applications of the law in sport.

Since joining the firm, Phil has hit the ground running and has already advised on a supply agreement involving a major airline.

Following qualification in 2014, Jenna worked in-house for West Yorkshire Combined Authority and joins Blacks as a Solicitor. Jenna will be advising owner managed businesses and SMEs.

Commenting on his new role, Phil said: “It’s an exciting time to join Blacks and I have really enjoyed my first few weeks. It will be extremely rewarding to support the Firm’s continued success and I look forward to developing the Commercial Law team.”

Partner, and overall Head of the Corporate & Commercial teams, Nigel Hoyle is excited to welcome them to the Firm. He added: “We are always on the lookout for new talent and Phil and Jenna bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise with them. This is a fantastic time for them to join Blacks and we know that they will be valuable additions to the Team.”