Beaumont Legal, one of the fastest growing law practices in the UK and largest residential conveyancing firm in Yorkshire, has welcomed the support of Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, who officially congratulated the first nine graduates from the firm’s £150,000 Training Academy.
He officially opened Beaumont Legal’s Training Academy at its new office in Wakefield, as well as meeting business leaders from the region and debating hot topics from the legal sector.
Mr Grayling said: “It’s great to be here in Yorkshire and to celebrate the successes of the graduates and Training Academy.
“There is still plenty of work to do to improve the economy, but Beaumont Legal is a real beaming example of growth and success.
“We can continue to drive economic growth and business success by investing in good people in the legal sector.
“The future is all about smart technology, new business models and innovation to set the benchmark in the sector.”
Roy Cusworth, senior partner and head of commercial law at Beaumont Legal said: “We were honoured that the Lord Chancellor could reward and celebrate the first batch of recruits graduating from the Training Academy.
“Mr Grayling’s visit comes at an exciting time for Beaumont Legal due to our expansion and our investment in our Training Academy.
“We have some fantastic young talent and are educating the next generation of legal stars.
“We believe in investing in talent and rewarding hard work, something that has become a reality with the opening of the Training Academy.”