Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has welcomed three trainee solicitors into its Leeds office this month. In total, 25 trainee solicitors are joining WBD across the firm’s UK offices.
The two-year training contracts give the new trainees the opportunity to spend six months in four different business groups across the firm including real estate, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution and private wealth. The training programme will also introduce the trainees to the firm’s eleven key sectors of expertise as well as client secondments as part of their seat rotation.
Mark Owen, Partner and Head of WBD’s Leeds office, said: “We are pleased to welcome our new trainee solicitors who will join us here in Leeds. They are a crucial part of the future growth and success of the firm. We have invested in a fantastic training programme that provides the perfect environment for new talent to develop and for our trainees to gain the essential skills, expertise and commercial acumen to pursue a successful career in law.”
The new trainees are Alex Aveyard, Joseph Dakkak and Lewis Sanderson.
Located in the city centre, WBD’s Leeds office is committed to advising local businesses on domestic and global legal matters. The office has been recognised for its ‘excellent’ practice and is praised for its combination of ‘big-firm advice and small-firm friendliness’ by the Legal 500.