Walker Morris drives new talent in the legal sector with retention of 10 newly-qualified solicitors

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05/10/2021

Leading law firm Walker Morris remains a top graduate employee in the region, retaining ten of its second-year trainees when they qualified in September. This reinforces the firm’s commitment to investing in talent and nurturing lawyers of the future. Cementing its position as one of the region’s top graduate employers.

With a focus on creating engaging and long-term careers for its graduates, Walker Morris will provide the ten newly qualified solicitors with roles in the areas of law they are most excited by. The graduates will work across a vast range of practice areas from across the firm – including Real Estate, Commercial and Employment.

As well as working within the specialist areas that truly motivate them, the newly qualified solicitors will continue to be mentored by Partners and other senior colleagues at the firm. The new Associates will gain exposure to a wide range of deals and clients to support their development and career progression within Walker Morris.

Inam Hasan, newly qualified Associate, said:

I am delighted to have joined the distinguished Construction & Engineering team as a qualified Associate. I have already gained invaluable experience in this practice area since working in the department as a trainee, and now regularly advise clients on both non-contentious and contentious Construction matters. As part of my training contract, I also worked in the firm’s Commercial, Banking & Finance Litigation and Corporate departments. I have really enjoyed my two years training at Walker Morris, and look forward to developing my expertise with the firm.

Graduate Partner, Duncan Lole, commented:

Investing in and fostering future talent is at the heart of our growth strategy at Walker Morris and its certainly something I feel passionate about having joined as a graduate myself and progressed to the Partnership. After a difficult period for all following the pandemic, we are immensely proud to be able to retain 10 of our talented trainees this year and we look forward to helping them thrive in their legal careers.”

 “Recruiting and retaining the best talent is important to us and we’re excited to have such a diverse and ambitious group of individuals join the Walker Morris family; they are already valued members of the team and we know they will all have very bright futures here.”

This year’s retained newly qualified solicitors are:

  • Micha Naglis – Commercial
  • Rebekah Dailey – Restructuring & Insolvency
  • India Seaton – Sport
  • Joshua Eaton – Real Estate Litigation
  • Georgina Gamble – Real Estate
  • Frances Scarisbrick – Real Estate
  • Inam Hasan – Construction & Engineering
  • Amelia Spechko – Construction & Engineering
  • Adam Melling – Employment
  • Samantha Paulin – Employment

Walker Morris is committed to investing in graduate futures and nurturing talent. To find out more about Walker Morris’ exciting graduate offering, visit our graduate futures site here.

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