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David Parkes Awarded the Higher Rights of Advocacy (Civil) Qualification by the SRA

Baker Solicitors are pleased to announce Partner and Head of Family, David Parkes, has been awarded the Higher Rights of Advocacy (civil) qualification by the SRA.

Obtaining this qualification involves demonstrating strong advocacy skills and detailed knowledge of the rules of civil/family procedures. David can appear as an advocate in all civil/family cases before the highest courts, including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and High Court,…

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Lexcel accreditation for excellence in legal practice management and client care

Bakers Solicitors are delighted to announce that they have once again successfully been awarded the Lexcel accreditation for excellence in legal practice management and client care. During the one day inspection, which took place at the end of January, the assessor considered all aspects of practice management including the firms policies and procedures, staff development, quality, client care and file management. The assessor noted several areas…

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Sam Hanson awarded Staff Star for October!

Sam Hanson awarded Staff Star for October!

Congratulations to Sam Hanson for winning this months staff star!

Sam has dealt with several complex cases recently where she has gone above and beyond to ensure the best outcome for her clients. Sam maintains a high level of client care at all times and has been nominated for this award by her colleagues in recognition of her hard work.…

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Well done to our very own Felicity, Emma and Rebecca who raised £460 for Crossroads Derbyshire!

Well done to our very own Felicity, Emma and Rebecca who raised £460 for Crossroads Derbyshire!

A massive well done to our very own Felicity, Emma and Rebecca who raised £460 in aid of our Charity of the Year - Crossroads, competing in the Manchester Half Marathon.

Crossroads is a voluntary organisation and registered charity dedicated to helping women and children break free from domestic abuse. They also offer outreach support to men. Their range of confidential support and advisory services to women, children and young people suffering…

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September's Staff Star Awarded to Hayley Winstanley

We are delighted to be able to award Hayley with this month's staff star. Hayley has recently returned from maternity leave and has made an amazing come back!

Colleagues from several areas of the business nominated Hayley for her willingness to help, often out of hours and for going the extra mile. We are certainly glad to have Hayley back with us and know her clients feel the same!

Well done Hayley.…

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Emma Hills accepted onto the Solicitor Apprenticeship Scheme

Bakers are delighted to announce that Emma Hills has been accepted onto the Solicitor Apprenticeship Scheme commencing in September 2018. Emma has been with Bakers since 2015 and has worked tirelessly to improve her knowledge and understanding in family law whilst studying part time and looking after her three children. Emma is a dedicated and respected member of the team and we are delighted for her that she has gained a place with the…

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July Staff Star for Jenny Ryan!

July Staff Star for Jenny Ryan!

This month's award has gone to Jenny Ryan following multiple nominations from her colleagues. Jenny is Legal Secretary in the Criminal Department and does a fantastic job of supporting the criminal team whilst also being on hand to assist the rest of her colleagues.…

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