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Meet Connor, our newly qualified solicitor!

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Connor joined the firm in February 2021 as an Office Administrator and qualified as a Solicitor in September 2023. He is currently working in the Commercial Property department within our Gillingham office.

Andrew-Ashley Edwards, Commercial Property Partner, said: “We are delighted to have Connor join the team on a permanent basis following the completion of his training with the firm. Connor has excelled in every area during his training contract and will be an asset to the Commercial Property department.”

Connor graduated from the University of Surrey with an LLB in 2019 and then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course with Masters at the University of Law, graduating with a Distinction in 2020.

After finishing his studies, Connor worked as an Electrical Labourer whilst applying for jobs in law. He joined Martin Tolhurst in February 2021 as an Office Administrator, helping the team with a number of administrative duties in a very busy period with the Stamp Duty holiday. In June 2021, Connor was delighted to hear that Martin Tolhurst wanted to take him on as a trainee solicitor.

During his training contract, Connor gained extensive knowledge in Property Law by fee earning in residential conveyancing and then going onto assisting fee earners in Commercial Property and Property disputes with their work. He qualified as a Solicitor on 20th September 2023 and gladly accepted a position in the Commercial Property team at Martin Tolhurst as a full time Solicitor from 21st September 2023.

Connor said: “I am delighted to have qualified as a Solicitor and to have joined the Commercial Property team at Martin Tolhurst on a permanent basis. I have enjoyed my training contract immensely and have learnt a great deal from the team. I am looking forward to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in my new role.”