Walker Morris reinforces its ranking as one of the region’s leading legal graduate employers

Newly Qualified Solicitors - September 2019 Print news article

12/09/2019

Left to right: Steve Barnitt, Ryan Doodson, Abbie Swales, Juliet Gough, Jessica Bloom, Jennifer Mann, Mark Booth, Jocelyn Crockett, Seumas Cram, Elle Sugden, Jordan Rawlings and Hannah Levy.

Walker Morris retains 12 newly qualified solicitors

Walker Morris will retain 12 second year trainees when they qualify this year as part of the Firm’s continued investment in future talent and expertise.

The newly qualified solicitors will be taking up positions across the Firm in a spread of departments including: Banking, Commercial, Construction, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Real Estate Litigation and Regulatory.

The Firm has continued to invest in its trainees and offers a unique training programme for graduates including a six seat training programme instead of the standard four, ensuring trainees gain a valuable insight into the key areas of law as well as having invaluable contact with partners and clients.

Graduate partner, Duncan Lole, commented:

“I am delighted to announce that we have retained 12 of our second year trainees following their qualification at the beginning of September. The retention of our newly qualified solicitors demonstrates Walker Morris’ commitment to recruiting, developing and retaining talented individuals and is something that we believe is an important investment across the whole firm.

“This year’s qualifying trainees have not only demonstrated their ability and expertise but also that they all envisage a bright and exciting future here at Walker Morris.”

Walker Morris was voted as a top ten law firm in RollonFriday’s ‘Firm of the Year’ Survey. Employees rated the Firm as a top ten firm for the second consecutive year in the annual survey. Overall Walker Morris scored 77% ranking the Firm joining 10th equating to an ‘excellent’ ranking.

Earlier this year Best Companies announced that Walker Morris had reaffirmed its 1 star ranking and increased its score by 10 points in the annual Best Companies feedback survey. Best Companies is the UK’s biggest employment engagement survey provider and is most wildly known for researching the Sunday Times ‘best companies to work for’ lists.

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