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Simon Brooks Qualifies As A Solicitor

We are proud of our team for their hard work and dedication, while we have always seen it as important to offer career progression opportunities. This month we are delighted to announce that Simon Brooks has become our first trainee solicitor to qualify as a solicitor.

Simon joined us in August 2018 as the first paralegal we employed. At the time we operated from a tiny office in the roof above a small accountancy practice, trading under the insurance and regulatory umbrella of another law firm which Jonathan had joined as a consultant back in 2013. Despite being in our infancy Jonathan was able to interview several recent law school leavers for the role and eventually selected Simon due to his high academic grades, extra-curricular achievements and sense of ambition.

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Kent Reynolds joins The Jonathan Lea Network

We are very pleased to announce that Kent Reynolds, a dispute resolution solicitor, with over 17 years of experience has recently joined our retained team at our central office in Haywards Heath.

Kent will help manage and supervise our junior fee earners and allow us to take on more of the contentious work we attract, while he also has a strong client following himself. The team are already working on several new matters Kent has brought to the firm.

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Fiji Sapara joins The Jonathan Lea Network team

We are pleased to announce that Fiji Sapara has joined our retained team at our head office in Haywards Heath as a paralegal.

Fiji is another one of our two-week work experience placement students who impressed us and we are thrilled to offer her a full-time paralegal role. We expect Fiji will play a key role in supporting the whole team and we hope she can stay and develop with us over the long term.

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Simon Porter joins The Jonathan Lea Network

We are delighted to announce that Simon Porter, a senior corporate solicitor with over 30 years of experience, has joined the retained team in our Haywards Heath office.

Despite the ongoing economic restrictions imposed by the government and the impact this has had on businesses, our firm has still managed to keep growing and recruiting new team members throughout the year. This latest hire should further enhance our service offering and aid our ambitious growth plans next year.

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