2:1 Law Degree from Newcastle University graduated in 2012
Commencing the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Leeds from September 2015
- Volunteer Advisor, Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau, 2012 to 2013.
- Insolvency Case Administrator, Broadbents Business Recovery Services Limited, 2013 to 2014.
- Legal Secretary/ Paralegal Assistant, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 2014
- Paralegal, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 2014 to 2015.
- Trainee Solicitor, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, 2015 to September 2017
- Solicitor, Tilly Bailey & Irvine, Present
Experience and Expertise:
I have handled a number of commercial property transactions including sales, purchases and leases for varying clients. I have also dealt with Landlord and Tenant matters including the service of relevant notices and associated negotiation.
I have been involved in a number of corporate transactions, mainly the buying and selling of businesses.
I have good experience of dealing with formal insolvency procedures and associated matters, both dealing with companies and individuals.
Corporate Social Responsibility/Pro Bono/Community Relations:
I acted Pro Bono for Hardwick In Partnership Limited in their granting of a Sublease of part of Hardwick Community Centre to a nursery, which completed in August 2015.
When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I loved Star Wars as a child so I think I wanted to be a Jedi. Unfortunately my college didn’t offer it as a course.
Why law as a career?
I wanted to study Law because of the variety of topics it covers and it is a very interesting subject.
I have wanted to have a career in law as I enjoy the problem solving aspect of it and being able to advise people with complicated legal issues.
Describe any interesting facts about yourself
In 2013 I completed the 10-mile Tough Mudder assault course in Ripon.
I am a fan of Middlesbrough FC and the New England Patriots American Football team.
What one thing could you not live without?
My MP3 Player.
Hobbies and interests
A fan of watching and playing most sports including football, American Football, golf, basketball, tennis and cricket.