Harrison Clark Rickerbys has promoted senior associate Rebecca Leask to partnership in its health and social care team.

Ms Leask, who joined the health and social care team in 2005, has extensive experience acting for providers in the care sector and will lead the firm’s health and social care transactional team.

Her practice includes corporate acquisitions and disposals, mergers, joint ventures, restructures and private equity deals.

Ms Leask is also a qualified barrister and Notary Public.

Charlotte Thornton-Smith, partner and head of health and social care, said: “Rebecca’s promotion is extremely well-deserved due to her excellent legal knowledge and tailored approach to the needs of her clients.

“This promotion reinforces the success of the health and social care department and the growth of the firm as a whole.

“On behalf of everyone at Harrison Clark Rickerbys I would like to congratulate Rebecca on the well-deserved promotion. We are pleased to support her career progression.”