ELLIE HIRST: VICE PRESIDENT
SOLICITOR at Chadwick Lawrence in Huddersfield
Ellie is a Solicitor at Chadwick Lawrence, currently specialising in Wills, Powers of Attorney and Probate. Ellie was delighted to join the firm in May 2019 as a Paralegal; having already gained prior experience working in Private Client. Ellie started her Training Contract with the firm in April 2020 and qualified as a Solicitor in October 2021. From January 2021, Ellie is assisting in the Family Department to broaden her experience in other aspects of legal practice.Ellie first discovered her keen interest in Private Client law whilst studying at the University of Huddersfield, where she gained a first-class honours degree and was awarded with an accolade for achieving the highest marks in Land Law.
Ellie’s time at the University of Huddersfield was followed by achieving a distinction on the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, where she also achieved a distinction in her master’s degree whilst working at a local law firm full time.
Ellie was awarded Trainee Solicitor of the Year at the Yorkshire Legal Awards in October 2021.
To relax and unwind, Ellie enjoys supporting Huddersfield town as a season ticket holder.