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Next generation recruits for leading global law firm

DLA Piper have recently recruited seven newly qualified associates within their Leeds office. Anna Dempsey (Corporate), Hannah MacIntosh (Finance, Projects and Restructuring), Megan Pettinger (Litigation and Regulatory), Emily Scrowston (Corporate), Alexandra Smyllie (Finance, Projects and Restructuring), Rebecca Walker (Intellectual Property and Technology) and Natalie Webb (Finance, Projects and Restructuring) successfully completed their training contracts with the firm and are now embarking on their new legal career.

In addition, the firm welcomes a new wave of trainee solicitors to DLA Piper Leeds. Elinor Cavil, Lydia Demnitz-King, Ciar Donnelly, Lauren Leitch, Suki-Bella Newsome, Lorlor Osborn, Benjamin Payne, Victor Sampson, Peter Sequeira, Anna Ward, Laura West, Megan Williams, and Adam Zaman all joined the office in September. They will spend two years training at the firm, spending six months per seat, each in a different practice area. This training provides insight and understanding of all legal disciplines, after which the trainees select their area of focus.

Allison Page, Office Managing Partner for the Leeds office, said: “We are delighted to welcome our new colleagues into the Leeds office. Our commitment to the Leeds City Region is further strengthened by their appointment and our desire to support the next generation of talent.”