hlw Keeble Hawson hires four solicitors after successful training contracts

hlw Keeble Hawson has strengthened its Sheffield and Doncaster offices with the appointment of four newly qualified solicitors.

Three trainees are based at the practice’s Commercial House office in Sheffield where Andrew Broadbent joins the dispute resolution team; Sarah Robinson is a member of the corporate team and Amy Smith boosts the commercial property team.

The Doncaster office sees Sarah Finnemore joining the dispute resolution team.

Andrew, 25, who graduated from The University of Sheffield, said:

“This is a great opportunity for all of us – hlw Keeble Hawson has a strong reputation and I really enjoyed my training with the firm.”

Amy Smith, 24, who is involved with the career mentoring scheme at Sheffield Hallam University, said:

“I’m delighted as I didn’t want to leave hlw Keeble Hawson.

“Through my involvement with the mentoring programme, I hope to help current students achieve the same success as I have.”

Sarah Robinson, 26, said:

“It means a lot to be kept on as we’ve all worked really hard over the last couple of years and it’s tremendous that we have such a great start to our careers.”

Sarah Finnemore said:

“We all took on training contracts amid a challenging financial climate and being appointed highlights that we are working for a practice which is doing well.”

Paul Gibbon, a partner in the commercial property team and trainee supervisor, said:

“Retaining such a high number of our trainees as qualified solicitors is testimony to how hlw Keeble Hawson continues to go from strength to strength two years after our milestone merger.

“Our rigorous selection process is testimony to the high calibre of our newly qualified solicitors this year and we wish them continued success with us.”

Lined up for success
Paul Gibbon, centre, with newly appointed solicitors, from left, Sarah Finnemore, Sarah Robinson, Amy Smith and Andrew Broadbent

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