Firm’s commitment to developing young talent sparks five new appointments

Pictured is with Richard Smith, right, with the new trainees


hlw Keeble Hawson’s continued commitment to developing young talent is reflected by five new trainee solicitors being taken on across its commercial teams. 

The new roles, based at the firm’s offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Doncaster, brings the total number of trainees appointed by the firm to 12 in the last year.

In Sheffield, Hollie Hemmens is based in the employment team while Syed Islam is working in the litigation and dispute resolution department. In Leeds, Ashley Kiernan-Firth has joined the insolvency team with Shelley Price appointed to the commercial property department, which has also taken on Holly Langman in the firm’s Doncaster office.

Richard Smith, partner and head of hlw Keeble Hawson’s commercial property team, said: “Recruiting, developing and retaining talent at every level is key to sustaining a high quality  of client delivery and we continue to place huge importance on investing in committed, young professionals who can thrive in the fast-moving, complex environments we work in.” 

The new additions follow a raft of key appointments in recent months to further bolster hlw Keeble Hawson’s breadth and depth of expertise in delivering services to an expanding client base of listed companies, owner managed businesses and SMEs.


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