James began working for the firm in 2007 and works in the personal injury department at the firm's office in Bull Ring. He is well versed in all manner of personal injury claims ranging from accidents at work to public liability accidents as well as road traffic accidents and Criminal Injury Compensation Authority cases.
James said: "I have really enjoyed training with Wilkin Chapman Grange to achieve Chartered Legal Executive status and I am pleased with my accomplishment. I look forward to continue putting what I have learnt into practice at the firm."
Claire Parker, partner and head of the Horncastle office, said: "James' qualification is a reflection of his commitment and hard work since joining Wilkin Chapman Grange."
Notes to editors:
1. Wilkin Chapman LLP
Wilkin Chapman LLP delivers an unparalleled range of legal services to both private and commercial clients who are based locally, nationally and internationally.
The firm has 39 partners and 300 staff at 10 offices across Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire. It is the largest law firm within the Newcastle, Norwich and Leeds triangle and prides itself on delivering a specialised legal advice and a first class client service, for a fair price, within a convenient location.
Wilkin Chapman LLP was founded in 1900 and has expanded substantially in recent years. It now has 10 offices across Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, with the firm’s main office situated in Grimsby.
In August 2010, the firm merged with another well known Lincolnshire law firm, Grange Wintringham, and as a result its offices in Grimsby, Louth, Horncastle, Alford, Sutton on Sea and Mablethorpe are known as Wilkin Chapman Grange. Over in Beverley, East Yorkshire, the company operates under the name of Cooper Wilkin Chapman after merging with Cooper & Wright solicitors in 2005. In Lincoln, the firm operates under the name of Wilkin Chapman LLP.