A network of young professionals
in and around Durham, UK.

Our events

Our goal is to provide open, inclusive and accessible opportunities for young professionals to connect with one another locally. Initially, we aim to hold four informal events every year.

Free event

Christmas party


The Boat House
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Christmas is almost here, and what better way to celebrate the festive season than with Durham Young Professionals, a pint of beer and a quiz? More »


Our board

Our board are committed to creating local networking opportunities for young professionals in Durham.

About Caroline

Caroline Kirk

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Caroline works at Handelsbanken, in individual and corporate banking. Caroline has been involved with various sports - from running and figure skating to football and cheerleading (yes, it is a sport!). Never wanting to be dissuaded by a challenge, Caroline climbed Kilimanjaro in 2010, despite hating proper walking, just because someone told her she couldn’t.

About David

David Low

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David is a partner at Swinburne Maddison with particular expertise in property litigation. He has had a varied career, including time as cruise staff on board the Queen Elizabeth II. Away from the office, David enjoys spending time with his young family, devotes a great deal of his free time as Chairman of the Durham City Amateur Swimming & Water Polo Club and is also an avid follower of football.

About Edward

Edward Duncan


Ed joined Handelsbanken in March 2016 as a documentation manager. He has over ten years experience in the banking sector. Ed has recently project managed building his own home and sat as a Board Member of a Residential Management Committee. He is a lover of football and cricket and has recently taken up running.

About Sarah

Sarah Carr

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Sarah is a solicitor in the corporate department of Swinburne Maddison with wide experience in corporate and commercial law. Sarah enjoys going to the gym, walking in the Lake District, cooking healthy recipes and nights out with friends.


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Swinburne Maddison