"Diane is very thorough and looks for solutions while acting quickly despite challenges from the other side." - Chambers 2020
Diane is a Senior Associate in the Agribusiness team, based in Carlisle.
From a Cumbrian farming family, Diane has been a permanent member of the agribusiness team since qualification. She specialises in agricultural land, tenancies and property sales and has a particular interest in mines and mineral issues. Diane is dual-qualified in Scottish and English law so is particularly well-placed to advise landowners with cross-border issues.
In 2015, Diane was recognised by Chambers and Partners as an “Associate to Watch”. The prestigious guide to the legal profession describes Diane as "very reliable" and says that clients value her "exceptional knowledge and efficiency."
Diane studied Law at Durham University before completing her LPC at Northumbria University where she was a prize-winning student. Outside of work, she enjoys fell walking and cooking.