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Lyn Charters, who began her career as an engineer and subsequently moved into the legal profession, has been appointed as the Able Group’s new Group Legal Director and Company Secretary.

Lyn Charters – new Group Legal Director and Company Secretary.

Lyn joins the Teesside-based group from Keepmoat Homes where she held the post of General Counsel and Company Secretary.

In her early career Lyn, who graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Hons) from the University of Leeds, worked as a chartered engineer with Carl Bro Grontmij (now Sweco) involved in national and international projects before qualifying as a solicitor with Squire Patton Boggs LLP in its real estate practice.

Lyn has a demonstrated history of working in-house and has a broad range of expertise across real estate, construction, contract/commercial law, corporate governance and compliance matters.

Says Lyn “I am delighted to be joining a Northern-based company which is widely recognised as an international leader across a range of activities, including marine recycling, land development, oil and gas rig maintenance and the rapidly growing green energy industries, including providing offshore wind facilities at sites on Teesside and the Humber.

“I look forward to playing a part in the Group’s continuing growth.”

Adds Able Executive Chairman Peter Stephenson “Lyn brings to the role of Group Legal Director, an impressive legal track record which, coupled with her engineering background, provides an important understanding of the sectors in which we operate.”

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