Following successful completion of her Training Contract newly qualified solicitor, Laura Diggins, has been offered a permanent position with the Personal Injury department of leading Liverpool law firm Paul Crowley & Co.
Laura initially studied at Liverpool John Moores University where she graduated with a 2:1 in Law before completing her Legal Practice Course at The College of Law, Manchester. She then gained some paralegal experience before applying for a paralegal position in Paul Crowley & Co.
Paul Crowley & Co a reputation for excellence
After working as a Paralegal at Paul Crowley & Co for 6 months Laura was delighted when she was offered the opportunity to commence a Training Contract back in November 2016 and she says that Paul Crowley & Co had been her preferred choice of legal firm as she was aware of their excellent reputation for training and thought it would be the ideal company to gain practical experience and learn from the firms highly experienced solicitors.
Real career prospects
The law firm which operates out of two offices has an excellent track record for staff training, offering trainee solicitors the prospect for real career development through a comprehensive structured training programme.
Laura says: ‘When I started at Paul Crowley and Co I was made welcome by everybody at all levels. Along with the training programme and practical on the job experience which taught me so much, the expert advice and guidance I received over and above from experienced lawyers was invaluable, nothing was too much trouble, it was the ideal opportunity for me to learn.’
Looking forward to the challenge
Working as part of a team within the personal injury department Laura is looking forward to the challenge of her role as a newly qualified solicitor. Laura’s responsibilities will include working on a mixed bag of cases including road traffic accidents, accidents at work and slips, trips and falls. Laura says the best part of her job is advising clients and helping them to achieve a successful outcome and receive the compensation they deserve.
‘Our staff are the driving force behind our continued success and we remain committed to the growth of the department.’ Dan Griffiths, Head of Personal Injury
Following completion of Laura’s 2 year training contract Dan Griffiths, Head of Personal Injury, says: ‘It was an easy decision to offer Laura a full-time position upon completion of her Training Contract. Her can-do attitude and dedication, both to our existing and new clients, will make her a valued asset to our already expert team and I am confident that her career will go from strength to strength. Our staff are the driving force behind our continued success and we remain committed to the growth of the department’.
Considering the next step up in your legal career
At Paul Crowley & Co, we are always interested to hear from experienced solicitors or trainees who may wish to join our well respected team.
Laura says ‘I would encourage anyone interested in progressing their career path within the legal profession or to prospective candidates who are considering the next step in their legal career to join the team at Paul Crowley & Co.’
You can view the current positions Paul Crowley & Co have available by visiting our vacancies page.
a career in law…
If you are interested in a career in law and would like to be considered for a position in the future, please submit your current CV to our Paul Crowley & Co vacancies page.