Newly qualified solicitor Sarah Proctor has joined Lupton Fawcett’s dispute resolution team in York.

Sarah joined the firm in 2015 after completing a Graduate Diploma in Law. She also has a degree in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Hull.

Her training contract followed the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s ‘work-based experience’ initiative, which takes prior experience into account to reduce the length of the training programme.

Sarah completed the accelerated part-time Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in 2017 whilst working as a Litigation Executive at Lupton Fawcett.

Jonathan Cripwell, Head of the York Office and Head of Dispute Resolution in York, Lupton Fawcett, said: “As a firm we pride ourselves on developing talented young people and providing them with a rewarding career.

“Sarah has already gained considerable experience and has done exceptionally well in balancing her training with working as a solicitor. She has established herself as a key member of the team and we are looking forward to seeing her progress further.”

Lupton Fawcett delivered a strong showing in the latest Legal 500 rankings. The Leeds, Sheffield and York-based business was ranked for the expertise of its individuals and teams in 21 practice areas, putting it in the top five for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Lupton Fawcett welcomes newly qualified Sarah

Jonathan Cripwell and Sarah Proctor

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