Belfast law firm invests in young legal talent from Newry

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Monday, February 19th, 2018
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Belfast law firm Tughans, has made a significant investment in Northern Ireland’s young legal talent with the appointment of four newly qualified solicitors and three new trainee solicitors. 

Based in Belfast, Tughans is one of Northern Ireland’s biggest law firms and has a professional team of over 100 people.



Included in the newly qualified solicitors group is former Sacred Heart Grammar School student, Maria Walsh, from Newry, who graduated in law from Queen’s University Belfast. 

Maria has been appointed an Associate Solicitor in Tughans’ Corporate Department.

Speaking to Newry Times, James Donnelly, Partner, Tughans, said, “Recruitment at junior level is of paramount importance to support our continued growth plans. 



“These promising individuals represent an investment in the future of the company and we are committed to developing their skills in line with the firm’s values and for the ultimate benefit of our clients.

“Highly talented and very ambitious, these young people will bring a fresh perspective and provide added depth across our business. 



“As well as providing an ongoing professional development programme for our four newly qualified recruits, we will also be enabling the three trainee solicitors to experience all of the legal areas in which Tughans specialises during their two-year contract,” he added.

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