New appointments at award winning law firm


Midland law firm FBC Manby Bowdler has appointed three new trainee solicitors to its award-winning team.

Kate Rowley, Matt Allen and Samantha Roberts were all paralegals at the firm before taking the next step towards being qualified lawyers.

Kate is based in the firm’s Family division in Telford and Matt in the Commercial Property department in Wolverhampton. Samantha will be working in the Litigation department in Wolverhampton.

Left to right: Samantha Roberts, Charlotte Clode - Training Principal, Kate Rowley and Matt Allen.

The move comes as three of the firm’s trainees officially become solicitors. Sophie-Ann Bridges has qualified into the Personal Injury department based in Wolverhampton, Mark Turner into the Planning team in Telford, and Jonathan Moss has become a solicitor in the Litigation department in Wolverhampton. All three solicitors started their careers as paralegals with FBC Manby Bowdler.

Training Principal Charlotte Clode said: “At FBC Manby Bowdler, we are committed to training the next generation of solicitors and I have no doubt that our three new trainees will be an asset to their teams.

“Congratulations have to go to Sophie-Ann, Mark and Jonathan for qualifying as solicitors. We look forward to continuing to support them in their careers with FBC Manby Bowdler.”

FBC Manby Bowdler employs 166 staff at its offices in Wolverhampton, Willenhall, Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth.

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