Newly qualified solicitor Shehla Pirwany has joined Rix & Kay’s Corporate and Commercial Team having completed her training contract with the firm. Her appointment as a Solicitor brings the total number of lawyers in Rix & Kay’s Corporate and Commercial Team to eight, including four Partners.
Shehla joined Rix & Kay as a Corporate and Commercial Paralegal in 2017 before being offered a training contract in January 2019, during which she completed seats in Dispute Resolution and Commercial Property.
Shehla’s final seat was with the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Team where she made an immediate contribution providing day-to-day client support on a number of important transactions.
Kathryn Paisley, Head of Rix & Kay’s Corporate and Commercial Team commented,
“Shehla has all the attributes we look for in a technically-excellent lawyer. This, coupled with her work ethic, means her appointment as a newly-qualified solicitor is a real boost for our team. We are delighted to welcome her.”
Rix & Kay’s latest appointment is another example of the firm nurturing talent from within and demonstrates the firm’s commitment to training aspiring young lawyers, who benefit from direct client engagement at an early stage.