Press Release: Ison Harrison Appoints New Commercial Property Partner


Yorkshire law firm Ison Harrison has appointed a prominent property partner to head up its commercial property division.

Chris Waddingham[1] joins Ison Harrison’s expanding regional team having previously been at Blacks Solicitors in Leeds where he was a partner and commercial property lawyer for 15 years.

This latest senior appointment brings nearly 20 years of property experience to the firm and the region.

Chris has gained almost two decades of experience in commercial property law after qualifying in 2007. He has particular expertise in the areas of buying, selling and leasing both commercial and residential property and also specialises in licensing.

Chris brings a wealth of commercial property experience to his new role and will work closely with his colleagues at the firm’s Duke House offices on Wellington Street in Leeds city centre as well as property experts across the firm’s 13 other Yorkshire offices.

Chris commented: “I’m joining the Ison Harrison team as it continues to go from strength to strength representing clients both regionally and nationally. I’m also excited to have joined such a progressive firm with a first-class reputation for its property work.  I’m looking forward to heading up the team and building on the firm’s expert commercial property offering.”

Commenting on the appointment, Jonathan Wearing, managing partner, said: “Chris’s appointment highlights our ongoing commitment to continue growing the business as we head into 2020, building on the investments and our momentum this year. Our main aim is to enhance our commercial property offering to clients and maximise the expertise that the team across our network of regional offices can deliver.

“Chris brings a wealth of property insight to the firm and his appointment is a major step in the right direction as we continue with our growth strategy.”

Originally from Grimsby, Chris is a keen 10k runner and dedicated martial artist. He holds a black belt in Tai Jitsu and also teaches students at his local club in Armley.

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