Star effort from solicitor Daniel

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A former Fylde student is celebrating after winning a prestigious award from a group of London-based solicitors.

Former Lytham St Annes Technology and Performing Arts College pupil Daniel Lund was presented with the City of London Solicitors’ Company Prize for 2014.

The 25-year-old, of Agnew Street, Lytham, was also given a cheque for £600 to recognise his achievement.

He has now secured a post with American law firm Dechert, based in London.

A spokesman for his new employers said: “Congratulations to Dan Lund, who recently was recognised as the winner of the City of London Solicitors’ Company Prize for 2014.

“The award is given each year to a trainee solicitor at a firm practicing in London or the surrounding area who shows the most promise as a future city solicitor.

“We look forward to seeing what he will do next when 
he qualifies as a solicitor this autumn and becomes a member of our London litigation team.”

Daniel, a graduate of Durham University, is pictured above, right, with David McIntosh QC, Master of the City of London Solicitors’ Company at the awards ceremony.