Law firm develops tomorrow’s talent with new wave of appointments

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

The new roles, based across offices in Sheffield, Doncaster and Leeds, brings the total number of trainees appointed by the firm to 17 across 2015-2017.

Three appointments are based at Sheffield where Kate Langley is working with the family law team, Ajun Singh is based in the residential property department and Louise Ward joins the litigation and dispute resolution team.

Andrew Donaldson joins the insolvency department in Leeds with Kate Large based in the commercial property department in Doncaster.

Giles Searby, hlw Keeble Hawson partner, said: “Our long-standing ethos of recruiting, developing and retaining the next generation of lawyers reinforces our reputation as a leading award-winning firm which prides itself on a high quality of client service. We wish our trainees every success in their new roles.”

The new appointments come in a formative year for the practice which was crowned Law Firm of the Year at the Sheffield City Region Dealmakers Awards 2017. The latest Legal 500 and Chambers guides continue to rank the firm as a key player