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Experienced commercial lawyer and mediator joins Square One Law

Square One Law has welcomed new consultant Johanne Pedersen to the North East commercial law firm.

She’s a qualified civil and commercial mediator and an experienced commercial lawyer, specialising in dealing with commercial contracts, public procurement and governance matters.

Johanne has more than 20 years’ experience and has also previously worked 14 years as an in-house solicitor with Home Group and North Tyneside Council, prior to which she spent five years at Muckle LLP.

She has advised on contractual matters, tendering and procurement aspects for Home Group and negotiated and implemented national contracts with the Ministry of Justice, the NHS and the Department for Innovation Universities and Skills. Johanne has led cross departmental teams of internal and external multi-disciplinary experts for a Local Authority.

Johanne said, “I was very impressed with Square One Law’s dedication to customer service and their keenness to understand and work alongside their clients as business advisers.”

Managing partner, Gill Hall said, “We are delighted to have Johanne on board. She brings a wealth of experience, which supports our growing public sector client base.”

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