People & Appointments

Four trainees join law firm

Written by Peter Davison.

Hollie Plumb Natasha Miller Louis Mancini and Elizabeth StiddardThree trainee solicitors and a trainee litigator have been appointed to Wiltshire law firm Goughs, following a rigorous selection process.

The firm – which has offices in Calne, Chippenham, Corsham, Devizes, Melksham, and Trowbridge – has hired Hollie Plumb, Natasha Miller, and Louis Mancini as trainee solicitors.

Hollie obtained a first class degree in Law and completed the Legal Practice Course in Bristol at the University of Law. Hollie is beginning her training contract with the firm's family department.

Alongside Hollie, Natasha has also began her training contract in the Goughs Family department. Natasha has experience in the Family Courts and a passion for assisting clients with their domestic needs.

Louis is beginning his training contract working in the Goughs private client department in Calne. During his three years at Southampton Solent University Louis opened and ran the Solent Law Clinic. This allowed his peers to gain legal work experience by offering free legal advice to students.

Meanwhile, Elizabeth Stiddard has joined Goughs as a trainee litigator. Prior to joining the company, Elizabeth spent over two years working as a litigation assistant for Bonallack & Bishop Solicitors.

“We’re delighted to have appointed four talented, enthusiastic individuals as they embrace the next stage of their legal careers," said HR director Victoria Nash.

"Our trainees are an integral part of our long-term success and our training programme provides them with a strong foundation on which to build a career in the legal profession.”