Clarion is celebrating another year of nurturing young talent in the legal profession, with three trainees retained following their qualification, and another ten currently undertaking training contracts.
Danielle Pawson has qualified into Clarion’s contentious private client team, Charlotte Davies has joined the family team and Lorna Webb is the newest associate in Clarion’s IP practice.
In addition, Avril Mullin, corporate; Hannah Newbery, family; Stephanie Shepherd, commercial; and David Spence, dispute resolution and litigation, are undertaking their second year of training. Bronwyn Wheeler, banking; Max Wayman, property; Lucinda Ross, employment; Dominic Mantle, corporate recovery; Sarah Henderson, IP); and Joseph Williams, property, will embark on their first year of training.
“It’s fantastic not only to have so many dynamic and talented people joining us as trainees, but also to see them successfully qualifying into our teams and continuing their legal career with Clarion,” said Alice Pratt, corporate recovery partner who heads up the trainee programme at Clarion.
“Attracting and retaining enthusiastic lawyers who fit the Clarion culture of putting the client first and adding value to everything they do, is a vital part of our continued success. We are fortunate to have such a strong pool of talent in Yorkshire, enabling us to provide an outstanding service to clients.”
The firm, based at its Elizabeth House offices on Queen Street in Leeds, now has a 188-strong team, including 24 partners.