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Solicitor, 26, made partner

Lucas Griffiths

Lucas Griffiths

A Blackpool-born solicitor has become one of the youngest to be offered equity partnership by a commercial law firm.

Lucas Griffiths, 26, has been welcomed as a partner in the commercial department by Chester law firm RGK Law LLP.

He has been offered a leading role with RGK having 
previously worked as the head of commercial law at Alan Roberts & Co Solicitors.

Commercial law firms generally offer partnerships to people who have been in the profession for more than 10 years, usually aged well into their 40s, but Lucas believes that a solicitors age is only a number.

He said: “Clients are seldom concerned with how old their lawyer is.

“As a Higher Rights Solicitor, I regularly act for chief executives, directors, companies and even actors.

“I am often against solicitors and barristers with 20 plus years of experience.

“When we leave the courtroom with a successful result, do you think my client wishes he instructed someone 
older?”

Lucas received his training from solicitor Alan Roberts who was the first solicitor in the country to bring a discrimination claim before an employment tribunal.

Alan Roberts said: “Lucas has been involved in numerous high profile cases and received some fantastic results for his clients.”

 

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