7th September 2023
Thrings has appointed two outstanding newly qualified solicitors to its Corporate and Private Client teams following their progression through the firm’s trainee scheme.
Sam Longmore joins the Private Client team in the Bath office, having completed two of his three seats honing his knowledge around private wealth, succession and tax, with his third working as part of the Planning and Environment team.
Through his appointment, Sam will continue his work to support many of Thrings’ High Net Worth clients, administering complex estates, advising on tax planning, drafting wills and working with other teams across the firm, including Property and Agriculture, on matters arising from trusts and estates.
Meanwhile, Noah Ofulue becomes the newest qualified solicitor in the Corporate team, having completed two seats with the team as a trainee, as well as further seats within Real Estate and in Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring.
In his new role, Noah will continue to advise companies and individuals on a wide variety of corporate transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, private equity, reorganisations and general corporate governance for clients across a range of sectors.
Jonathan Payne, Senior Partner in the Corporate team, said: “Having Noah remain with us now he has qualified cements his status as an integral part of the team and we could not be more thrilled. During his time with us, he has gained a great deal of experience, supporting on a range of complex deals and has become well versed in providing sound legal advice for all manner of corporate transactions.”
Penelope Munro, Partner in the Private Client team, said: “Sam has been a remarkable addition to the team, balancing the diligence and efficiency required to effectively manage estates with the personability and compassion needed when dealing with clients at highly sensitive times. It is absolutely fantastic to see him join the team permanently following his qualification.”
Fiona Kellow, Partner and Thrings’ training principal, said: “Sam and Noah have been exemplary during their traineeship and I am delighted they are continuing with Thrings now they have qualified. It is always pleasing to retain young talent that we have worked hard to develop, and we look forward to seeing them continue to reach their potential.”
Alongside Sam and Noah’s qualification, Thrings has also appointed three new trainees Bailey Wearden, Isobel Gentle and Darcy Lilley – who have already begun work with teams across the firm.