Astle Paterson Trainee Solicitor Picks up a Number of Top Awards

Astle Paterson are pleased to report that Katie Duggins, Trainee Solicitor at Astle Paterson has been awarded top prizes for her academic work.

Martin Astle, Solicitor & Director at Astle Paterson commented “Katie Duggins, Trainee Solicitor at Astle Paterson who was educated locally at Springfield Junior School and then The Pingle School has been awarded the following.

“Sweet & Maxwell Prize” for the highest mark in Business Law & Practice on the Legal Practice Course.

“Bristol Institute of Legal Practice Course Prize” for the best performance on the LPC (part-time).

“Burges Salmon Prize” for the best performance on the LPC (full-time).”

Martin continued “Katie obtained her Batchelor of Law Degree – for which she received a First – at the University of Manchester and continues to live with her parents in Swadlincote.

Her ambitions are to become qualified as a Solicitor, then Head of Department, followed by a role in Management.

She is also an outstanding baker –her speciality is lemon drizzle cake.   She is also a keen supporter of Derby County F.C.”

Martin concluded “We are very pleased indeed for Katie having done so well in her exams.  She is highly regarded in the firm where she is assured of a long term future following her qualification as a Solicitor in February 2018.”

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