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One of the region’s leading companies has announced a further strengthening of its management team with the creation of the new post of in-house Legal Counsel.

Sarah Lenegan has joined Teesside-based Able UK, bringing over 20 years’ experience in senior roles in ports and logistics, manufacturing and construction as well as local government and private practice.

Her previous roles include Legal Counsel with the AIM Listed Tekmar Group plc and 12 years with PD Ports.

Announcing the appointment, Able UK Executive Chairman Peter Stephenson said developing in-house legal expertise was crucial as the company expanded its activities in the renewable energy and marine decommissioning sectors.

“This an exciting and at the same time challenging period for our business. We have evolved from being a leading and innovative specialist in complex demolition processes into a multi-functional business, with major operations on the Tees and the Humber, providing ports and logistics services for a wide range of international clients.

“We are delighted that Sarah will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to our team”Commented Sarah “Able UK is one of the region’s major home-grown business success stories and I am looking forward to playing a part in its continuing development. It is clearly already a vital  player in providing services and facilities to both the offshore wind sector, which is set to expand rapidly as the revolution in renewable energy continues, and to the ongoing opportunities in marine decommissioning.”

Sarah Lenegan, new Legal Counsel with Able UK

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