Andrew Little has joined the company as commercial property solicitor at the firm which serves clients across Ryedale and Scarborough Borough.
Having grown up in Whitby, Andrew is well known in the area and his local knowledge is key to developing links with local businesses.
Emma Elwess, director, said: “We are very much looking forward to Andrew joining us and introducing him to our commercial clients.
“His expertise will enhance the strength and depth of the property and agricultural advice we offer.”
Andrew said: “I am excited to be joining Pearsons and Ward, whose reputation is well known in the area.
“I am looking forward to becoming a key part of Pearsons and Ward’s property team.”