will also act as the Durham CCC's sole legal adviser for the three-year period.
Newcastle-born Claire joins Muckle
from a national law firm, where she gained experience in both public and private company law.
Andrew Cawkwell, of Muckle
LLP, whose work has been recognised by fellow professionals
Senior partner from Muckle
, Hugh Welch, said: "Supporting charities which really make a difference in our local community is at the heart of our commitment to fundraising.
He said: "For Muckle
to be recognised as a 'stalwart player in the North' across a range of sectors is a testament to the hard work of every single member of the Muckle
Judge David Wood told him: "Mr Muckle
may have been involved in a bit of an argument with someone, but really there was nobody in danger and no need for you to intervene in the way you did.
said the number one ranking reflects a period of considerable activity by the corporate team and the successful completion of a varied range of both high-value and smallerscale deals.
has positioned itself as sports law specialists under the leadership of partner John Devine.
It is the third time Muckle
has won the awards, having been winners also in 2010 and 2011.
A law firm is very much about the people and Muckle
is renowned for having really good people.
John Devine, partner and head of sport at Muckle
, said: "This is great news for our sports team.
Aman Sehgal, who has more than 10 years' experience in corporate and personal insolvency, has joined the region's largest banking and restructuring team at leading North East law firm for businesses, Muckle
, the owner of Rowantree Farms just outside of Sudbury, has been hired as the local co-ordinator for the Northern Ontario arm of FarmStart, which is now more than halfway into a two-and-a-half-year pilot project to test the organization's principles in the North.
Pickle or puckle, of course, means the opposite of mickle or muckle
- a little of something.
Orthopaedic surgeon David Muckle
- who worked first in Oxford, then at Middlesbrough General Hospital and later James Cook University Hospital - wrote more than 200 published articles.