Lincoln solicitors expand with five recruits

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Lincoln law firm Wilkin Chapman has expanded its team with a new solicitor and four trainees.

Stephen Watson has joined the commercial property team as a recently qualified solicitor and will advise clients on a range of property matters, including land and property acquisitions and sales; assisting commercial lenders and drafting and advising on commercial leases.

Ruth Brewin, Head of Commercial Property, Wilkin Chapman said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Stephen to the team. He’ll be a great asset to us and will be working alongside Legal 500 recommended partner Peter Hanson in our highly successful Lincoln com prop team. We look forward to watching his promising career unfold.”

Trainee solicitors, Jade Curran and Tom Munday, Jonathan Mackinder and Ben Woodward also join the company as part of a record intake.

Jade Curran, Jonathan Mackinder, Tom Munday join the Wilkin Chapman team

Jade Curran, Jonathan Mackinder, Tom Munday join the Wilkin Chapman team

The quartet will cover areas including family law, personal injury and accidents and litigation.

Des Mannion, Chief Executive for Wilkin Chapman said: “We’ve been incredibly impressed by the passion and commitment that Jade, Jonathan, Tom and Ben have shown since joining us to complete their training contracts.

“Here at Wilkin Chapman, we’re very proud of our track record in supporting trainees, which is demonstrated by the high number of them who stay with us to progress their careers once they qualify. We feel this reflects our dedication to investing in new talent, and our reputation in the industry.”