New property solicitor moves in to Louth law offices

A solicitor who specialises in residential property is joining law firm Bridge McFarland’s Louth office.

Stephen Watson has taken on the role of Assistant Solicitor, in which he will focus on residential conveyancing, the area of law he most enjoys.

Originally from Lincolnshire, Stephen completed his training contract in Dorset at Trethowans LLP.

In 2016 Stephen moved back to the county where he was offered a role at Wilkin Chapman LPP working in their commercial property department.

He graduated with a Law LLB from The University of York in 2012; he went on to obtain his LPC from The College of Law, York with Merit in 2013.

Prior to moving to Dorset, Stephen spent some time working for the North East Lincolnshire Council, where he gained an understanding of the planing process.

Stephen said:: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the residential property team at Bridge McFarland.

“I am aware of the fantastic reputation that the team already holds throughout the region and beyond.

“I hope to contribute to this and be a great asset to this team and the firm as a whole for many years to come.”

Chris Hubbard who leads the residential conveyancing team at Bridge McFarland said: “We are absolutely delighted that Stephen has chosen this firm for the next stage of his career.

“After impressing my partners Stephen Oldridge and Michael Searle at interview we were really focused on adding Stephen to our excellent team.”