Senior Litigator joins Tyr team

Leeds based commercial law firm Tyr Law has further strengthened its Commercial Litigation offering with the recruitment of Rebecca Birkby.

Rebecca has joined as a senior associate having spent the past 11 years at leading London firm, RPC.

Tyr Law’s commercial litigation team, which was founded in 2019 by partners Alistair Kennedy and Matthew Fidler, has now grown to include 6 fee earners.

Alistair Kennedy said “We are delighted that Rebecca has joined the team. We have quickly established a reputation as a top-quality boutique commercial practice and our commercial litigation team continues to grow and receive recognition, whilst delivering great outcomes for our clients. Rebecca is fantastic addition, having spent several years with a leading disputes practice, as have all of our partners and solicitors, and her recruitment further demonstrates our commitment to recruiting lawyers of the highest calibre”.

Rebecca Birkby added “I am really pleased to have joined the litigation team at Tyr Law and to be a part of their growth. I am looking forward to helping continue their success story as a leading boutique commercial practice, working with great people and clients.

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