Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett has strengthened its Regulatory and Corporate Defence (RCD) team with the promotion of one of the region’s leading criminal regulatory lawyers Meghan Waldron.

The firm is delighted to announce her promotion to Senior Associate.

Specialising in defending businesses and individuals facing investigation or prosecution for criminal and regulatory allegations, the RCD team works across its York, Leeds and Sheffield offices, winning cases for their clients throughout England and Wales.

Meghan specialises in defending clients facing the whole range of regulatory and criminal offences, in particular serious criminal offences and road traffic offences.

Since joining Lupton Fawcett in 2016, Meghan has built up new services for clients including representation at inquests and alcohol licensing.

Meghan has helped the team to build on its strengths by proactively and meticulously preparing cases to ensure that the best possible outcome for clients is achieved. Her attention to detail and rapport with clients has earned her a well-respected reputation which continues to grow with each success.

A skilled and successful advocate, Meghan also works regularly alongside barristers and QC’s, as well as leading forensic experts.

Meghan said: “I enjoy running my own busy caseload dealing with matters both at the investigation stage and in court. As a team, we are very successful at achieving our clients’ objectives, providing them with the best possible outcome, as well as giving a very high level of service.”

Jeremy Scott, partner and head of the RCD team, said: “We are delighted to promote Meghan. Her experience and expertise will continue to be invaluable in helping to meet the growing demand for our specialist services. Meghan has contributed enormously since she joined Lupton Fawcett and is a great asset to the RCD team.”

Lupton Fawcett managing partner James Richardson said: “I would like to congratulate Meghan on her promotion to Senior Associate. This well-deserved promotion reflects her hard work and the growing contribution she makes to our business.”