One of the area’s leading legal figures has been appointed President of the influential Chester Business Club.
Julie Mogan, Regional Director of international law firm Excello Law with two office bases in the North West, has succeeded the late David Faulkner – former managing director of Chronicle Newspapers and, latterly, of NWN Media Ltd – who died suddenly last September.
She said, ‘Everyone in the Club was devastated by David’s untimely passing. He has left an indelible impression and made a great contribution to our Club’s affairs, and it is an honour – and a great challenge! – to be asked to follow in his significant footsteps.’
Julie Mogan is the first female President of Chester Business Club, having also been the first female Chairman in 2011-13.
She qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and has established her reputation in advising PLCs, SMEs, investors and entrepreneurs on corporate, commercial and strategic issues.
She started her career in Manchester where she spent many happy years. At Walker Smith Way in Chester where she became the first female equity partner in the firm’s 150 year history.
A native of Liverpool, she is married with two sons – noting that she has another career as ‘their personal assistant and taxi driver’ – and is a lifelong supporter of the Reds at Anfield.
She added, ‘For over 30 years Chester Business Club has played a leading role in the area’s business and community life. It has also made a huge contribution to charity, having donated over £700,000 to local charitable causes.
‘I shall be doing my level best to assist in carrying the Club forward, not least in helping create a vibrant and engaging forum for businesses to connect.’
In welcoming Julie’s appointment Club chairman Paddy Gill said, ‘We are delighted Julie has agreed to become our President. She is a highly experienced and much-respected professional with the gift of motivating people, coupled with being such a likeable and engaging personality.
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Chester Business Club
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Date of Issue:
March 31 2019