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Solicitor Manchester Commercial Litigation
Lizzie qualified as a Solicitor in the Commercial Litigation team in March 2020.
Lizzie’s work involves general commercial and contractual disputes, as well as public law and judicial review. She has experience working on large and complex cases involving police law and fraud, and has experience in assisting on applications for injunctions, including springboard injunctions.
Prior to qualifying, Lizzie spent one year with the Commercial Litigation department and 6 months with the Clinical Negligence team as a Trainee Solicitor. Lizzie originally joined JMW in April 2016 as a Paralegal with the Business Crime & Regulatory department, and had previously worked in Insurance Litigation at the Manchester office of an international firm.
In March 2020, Lizzie was shortlisted as Trainee of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards, after having been nominated for the award by JMW. She was also listed as a ‘Rising Star’ in the legal profession by Manchester Evening News.
Lizzie graduated with a First Class Degree and distinctions in French and Spanish at the University of Nottingham. After spending some time living abroad in France, Spain and Peru and gaining experience at a Spanish law firm, she returned to the UK and obtained a Distinction in the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP University. Lizzie was awarded prizes for obtaining top marks overall on the course, and for obtaining the highest marks in EU Law and Equity & Trusts. Lizzie also completed the LPC with a Masters at BPP University and obtained a Distinction.
Outside of work, Lizzie’s interests include travelling, music and spending time with friends.
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Commercial Litigation/Corporate Recovery and Insolvency