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    Ronna Turley

    I joined the firm in 1998 as a secretary to the senior Partner at the time whilst undergoing my ILEX studying.  Within 18 months I was working as an assistant in the residential property department, having taken an interest in property law whilst studying.

    After working in the department as an assistant for approximately a year I was asked to become a full time fee earner and have my own caseload.  The prospect at the time was daunting but the Partners were very supportive and that is where my journey really began.

    I started work on my own files with support and encouragement and thoroughly enjoy the interaction with both outside agencies and more importantly, the clients. I worked full time and continued with my ILEX studies fully supported by the firm and eventually qualified as a legal executive.

    After a few successful years I was asked to be the head of department.  Again, this was unnerving at the time however I received nothing but encouragement from the management board who showed faith in my abilities leading to me taking up the post and eventually in 2016 I became a Partner in the firm. 

    I have a fantastic department and now actively encourage and give young people the same support and encouragement I've had throughout my career.  

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