Thursfields Celebrates Award Winners
Thursfields was successful in winning two awards at the Worcestershire Law Society awards on Friday night. With over 100 guests in attendance the event took place at the prestigious Stanbrook Abbey, where the evening recognised achievements amongst legal professionals across the county, Thursfields was nominated in three categories. Zoe Perry, nominated for Young Solicitor of the Year has worked for the firms Wills and Estates department for two years after gaining extensive experience 9 years prior to this at another local firm. Zoe has specialist experience in Trusts.
Thursfields’ Priya Ohri won the award for Trainee Solicitor of the Year. Priya joined the firm in October 2014, where she spent the first 12 months as a paralegal in Residential Property before starting her training contract in November 2015. Priya was commended for her drive and determination.
The second winner was Charlotte Perry who won the award for Paralegal of the Year. Charlotte joined the firm in September 2015 as part of Thursfields’ Career Development Programme, after spending the previous 4 years working for a Housing Association in Worcester whilst completing her law degree. Charlotte has recently accepted a training contract with the Firm.
Nick O’Hara, Thursfields’ Managing Director commented: “We are delighted that Thursfields has been recognised for its commitment to training and development by these awards. Charlotte, Priya and Zoe have worked extremely hard and we are proud of their achievements. It is a reflection of Thursfields’ growth and success that we are able to attract and develop such talented lawyers in the region.” This year, Thursfields has also been shortlisted for the Birmingham Law Society Law Firm of the Year Award (5-15 Partners), having extended its presence to the Birmingham marketplace over the past 18 months.