The national law firm, Stephensons is celebrating the appointment of six newly qualified solicitors following the successful completion of their traineeship.
Of the six newly qualified solicitors, five have undertaken a rigorous two-year training programme at the firm, with one completing CILEx training requirements and then seeking admission. The solicitors now take up their roles in the employment, personal injury, family, regulatory, commercial and conveyancing departments.
Amy Dutton has qualified as a new employment discrimination solicitor, Bethany Corday as a solicitor in family law, Chloe Parish in the firm’s regulatory department, Robert Donlan in personal injury and Beth Middleton in commercial consumer. All are based in the firm’s Wigan office. Meanwhile in Manchester, Natalie Waddington qualifies as a solicitor in the firm’s conveyancing team.
Commenting on the appointments, Stephensons’ chairwoman, Ann Harrison said: “Stephensons invests a great deal in training and development with many of our trainees going on to have hugely successful legal careers with the firm. In fact, a large proportion of our partners began their careers here at Stephensons.
“Our people are our most important asset and each of these talented young lawyers have achieved so much in their time here already. I wish them nothing but continued success as they start their legal careers with the firm.”
Photo: (From L-R) Amy Dutton, Chloe Parish, Bethany Corday, Robert Donlan and Natalie Waddington