Congratulations to Alison Coles who has qualified as a Solicitor. Alison joined the firm as a paralegal before beginning her training contract. Over the past two years she has had experience working in the Wills and Probate, Dispute Resolution and Commercial and Residential Property departments.

Alison is now taking up a full-time position with the Wills and Probate team. Alison said “the Training Contract has been a steep but exciting learning curve, I have had constant support from members of all departments throughout. I am now looking forward to joining the established and highly regarded Wills and Probate team to offer advice to clients perhaps when they need it most.”
Offering her congratulations to Alison, Training Principal and Partner, Sharon Wilkinson commented “We are delighted that Alison has qualified, she will be an excellent addition to the Wills and Probate team. Alison has the flair and knowledge of this departments area of law and I am confident she will give excellent quality service to our clients. This is an achievement which is to be celebrated.”

Cocks Lloyd are also delighted to announce the appointment of trainee solicitor Yilmaz Ozgen. Yilmaz said ‘I am delighted to have obtained a training contract at Cocks Lloyd and I look forward to getting started in developing my career further. I have worked at Cocks Lloyd for the last two years as a paralegal in the commercial property department and look forward to gaining further experience in property, family, litigation and wills during the course of my training. I have really enjoyed my time at Cocks Lloyd so far and I have already obtained some really valuable experience. I would like to thank Cocks Lloyd for this opportunity, and to thank everyone who has supported me so far.’Commenting on Yilmaz’s appointment, Sharon Wilkinson, Partner and training principal said ‘It has been great to see Yilmaz’s career develop over the course of the last two years, the firm is delighted to be able to support and promote local talent.’