Blake Morgan welcomes eight newly qualified lawyers

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Leading law firm Blake Morgan are delighted to announce that it has retained 100% of its trainee intake for 2017. 

Blake Morgan's trainee programme is recognised for its excellence in the legal industry, having climbed the rankings again this year in The Guardian UK 300 - a comprehensive list of employers that graduates would most like to work for. Each of the newly qualified lawyers have successfully completed periods of recognised training with the firm.

In the latest round of NQ appointments, the firm welcomes Amy Fullerton to private law, Charlotte Marshall to employment and Matthew Blakebrough to the corporate team in its London office.  On the South Coast, Daniel Conway joins the corporate team, Emma Ferdinando joins employment and Lizzie Dennis joins commercial litigation. The Reading office welcomes Madeline Mould to employment, the Oxford office welcomes Leoni Dempsey to its real estate team, and Cardiff welcomes Tom Beard to its commercial litigation team.

Blake Morgan also retained 100% of its trainees in the March 2017. 

Blake Morgan runs a number of initiatives to attract the best young talent and give trainees opportunities to succeed in a nurturing training environment. The new recruits will be encouraged to progress their career to associate, senior associate and partner with the support of a personalised professional development plan. Each newly qualified lawyer will be invited to attend ongoing technical legal and business skills training to help them achieve their career goals at the firm.

Commenting on the appointments, Tony Coyne, Training Principal said: “At Blake Morgan we are committed to investing in our people and are delighted to announce the appointment of our newly qualified lawyers.

"We have been impressed by each of their achievements and their enthusiasm to take on extra responsibility. They have all shown great talent and will be a real asset to the firm, we are delighted that every one of them has made the decision to stay with the firm. We wish them every success for the future and a long and exciting career at Blake Morgan."

Blake Morgan is Investors in People certified and recognised as a Stonewall Diversity Champion.  For more information on the graduate recruitment scheme and careers at Blake Morgan visit https://www.blakemorgan.co.uk/careers/