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Collas Crill announces newly qualified lawyer

Collas Crill announces newly qualified lawyer

Monday 02 October 2023

Collas Crill announces newly qualified lawyer

Monday 02 October 2023

Collas Crill has announced that one of its team has qualified as a Solicitor of England and Wales, and subsequently been promoted to Associate within the firm.

Millie Thompson began her training contract with Collas Crill in September 2021, following the Legal Practice Course (LPC) route to qualification.

Miss Thompson completed seats within the firm's practice areas covering dispute resolution, corporate, private client and property.

Upon qualification, she has joined the Collas Crill's Dispute Resolution teams in Jersey.

Miss Thompson was a bursary student with Collas Crill, gaining experience in both the corporate and dispute resolution teams.

She graduated from the University of Liverpool with a 2:1 Bachelor of Laws with Honours and has completed the LPC with the University of Law, achieving a distinction.

Miss Thompson's promotion was announced alongside the promotions of Jessica Burgess and Laura Smith in Guernsey.

Ben Havard, Partner and Training Principal at Collas Crill, said: "We take great pride in our training programme. Our aim is to recruit trainee solicitors who will become our future lawyers and progress to partnership. We look for people who can really add value to our firm as they develop. 

"Jessica, Laura and Millie are prime examples of this. They have all showed incredible dedication to their studies while managing a busy workload. Congratulations."

Group Managing Partner, Jason Romer added: "Collas Crill is proud to be the firm where brilliant people choose to work and we are passionate about supporting those brilliant people to develop their careers with us.

"This begins with our traineeships which we launched more than 15 years ago and have been evolving ever since to meet the ever-changing demands of the legal profession and of our clients.

"Jessica, Laura and Millie have become valued members of the firm and I wish them all the best with the next stage of their careers here."

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