Success for two Birchall Blackburn Law team members

Amy Worthington and Amanda Long celebrate success at Birchall Blackburn LawBirchall Blackburn Law has gained a new solicitor after one of its trainees became qualified.

Amy Worthington has been offered a permanent position at Birchall Blackburn Law after completing a two-year training contract with the firm.

After gaining experience in a number of areas of law since joining in 2014, she will now specialise in private client issues such as lasting powers of attorney, court of protection and estate work.

Amy, 28, from Bamber Bridge said: “I’m excited to be offered this position at Birchall Blackburn Law. It makes all the hard work worth it. As part of the private client team, I’m looking forward to helping people and their families across the region.

Meanwhile, Birchall Blackburn Law family law executive, Amanda Long, has completed her level six CILEx training, bringing four years of academic study to an end. She is now working towards becoming a fellow chartered legal executive by developing her family practice at the firm’s Leyland branch.

Having worked in family law for 16 years, Amanda will continue to specialise in the financial aspects of divorce and separation of cohabiting couples, as well as private law disputes regarding care arrangements for children.

Gill Graveson, partner at Birchall Blackburn Law, said: “Amy and Amanda have worked very hard to get to where they are, and both have bright futures ahead. Amy has demonstrated an exceptional level of commitment throughout her training and Amanda has already played a key role in developing our family law offering.