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Welcome to our new joiners to the firm

We are delighted to welcome several new starters to the firm. Four trainee solicitors, two paralegals and a litigation executive join us in March 2021. We list them below. Click on their name to view their profile on our website.

Andrew Parsons, Senior Partner, comments “we are delighted to announce the addition of so many new people to the firm. In this year of all years it is great to be able welcome them, even if it is mostly a “virtual” welcome at the moment until we get back to the office! Every person on the list below brings with them experience and qualifications which will produce real benefits for our areas of practice. We wish them all the very best as they embark on this stage of their career with us.”

Trainees

Robert Goble: Robert studied History and then a Masters in International Relations at the University of Nottingham. Robert went on to do the GDL and LPC, graduating in 2017 from the University of Law (Guildford). Prior to joining RLB, Robert worked for an e-commerce start-up in the travel industry, and as a paralegal for a property-specialist law firm in central London for two years. Robert joins the Healthcare Professionals team in his first seat.

Ghosia Tariq: Ghosia undertook her undergraduate degree at the University of Huddersfield which was an integrated Masters incorporating a qualifying Law LLB degree together with the LPC. Ghosia graduated in 2016 with a First Class LLB and a Distinction in the LPC. Ghosia’s first legal role after graduation was in the Commercial Property Department at a leading Yorkshire firm. Thereafter, she obtained further experience at an international law firm, where she was exposed to asset management work relating to the telecommunications sector. Ghosia also worked on secondment to NHS England for 18 months. She helped manage the property portfolio, and assist with the capital grant work and redemptions, for the Learning Disability and Autism Project. Ghosia joins the Healthcare Providers team.

Polly Wesson: Polly studied History at the University of Leeds and graduated with a 2.1 BA Hons in 2016. After finishing university, Polly travelled to Australia, New Zealand and various countries in South East Asia. Polly completed the GDL and LPC at the University of Law. Prior to joining RLB, Polly worked as a paralegal in the Private Client team at a London law firm. Polly will be a trainee in the Tax and Private Client department.

Adam Clarke-Williams: Adam studied Philosophy at the University of Bristol as an undergraduate and Philosophy and Law as a postgraduate. He then attended the University of Law in London, obtaining a Graduate Diploma in Law, before completing a Law, Business and Management MSc with Distinction. Prior to joining the firm, Adam worked as a paralegal in London, first in a Defamation and Privacy department and then at a Family law firm. Adam joins the Family department.

Paralegals

Egle Urbonaite: Egle studied on The European Law School (ELS) bachelor’s programme at Universiteit Maastricht in the Netherlands. Egle then completed her GDL and LPC with integrated masters at BPP. Before joining RLB, Egle worked as an in-house paralegal within a property management company in London as well as several international technologies and legal services providers. Egle joins us as a Paralegal in our Debt Recovery team.

Sophie Cassidy: Sophie studied Law and Business at Trinity College, Dublin and completed her LPC at BPP. Sophie worked as a Digital Executive at an international law firm before joining a London family law firm as a Paralegal. Sophie Cassidy joins us a Paralegal in the Family department.

Litigation Executive

Smita Nadkarni: Smita previously worked for the Leeds Healthcare team from 2011-2014 and has now re-joined the department after working for MPS for the last 7 years.​ Smita Nadkarni joins the Healthcare department in Leeds as a Litigation Executive.

Contacts

Andrew Parsons, Senior Partner – andrew.parsons@rlb-law.com
Hetty Maher, HR Manager – hetty.maher@rlb-law.com