Rising Star…Ruby Wallis
Glenville Walker and Partners are delighted to announce that Ruby Wallis, Paralegal has been promoted to Trainee Solicitor as the firm continues to build for the future.
Over the last 5 years Glenville Walker and Partners has strategically grown the team with the aim of inspiring and investing in the next generation of solicitors. The firm has gained a national presence for delivering specialist business advice in areas such as corporate law, litigation and commercial law with an expert team that helps solve all business focused legal issues. Ruby’s recent promotion strengthens the firm’s ability to handle the ever-growing number of corporate and commercial transactions generating from within the firm’s entrepreneurial client base.
Ruby began her journey at Glenville Walker and Partners in 2019 as a work placement student whilst studying for her undergraduate law degree at the University of Liverpool. Following an active 10 months of work experience she joined the firm as a Paralegal in August 2020 demonstrating her passion for business law.
Ruby has worked across a variety of departments including property law, commercial law and intellectual property. For the last 9 months Ruby has been based in the commercial litigation department and will begin her training contract in this seat. She has a wealth of experience dealing with SMEs in matters such as supplier disputes and debt recovery issues.
Glenville Walker and Partners stood out to Ruby for being people orientated, forward thinkers and a place of endless career opportunities. The firm is renowned for investing in its staff and supporting their development by providing peer-to-peer training, professional mentoring and opportunities for promotion that reflect their ability and dedication to the team. The level of practical training provided by the Partners, Senior Associates and Solicitors at the firm continues to provide the next generation of lawyers with the best grounding to become top quality advisers with client centric skills at the heart of their daily practice.
Ruby said, “I have felt extremely supported by the team during both my Law degree and LPC.”
Denise Walker, Director and Head of Business Law – Glenville Walker and Partners commented, “It was clear from the start that Ruby would be a great asset to our firm as after some initial work experience (whilst studying for her degree). Ruby literally battered down our door on a mission to be taken on by us. Based on the strength of her capabilities the decision was not a hard one to make!”
Ruby continued to comment, “It has been a privilege to be part of such an incredible team and to contribute to the success of Glenville Walker and Partners. I hope my new role will provide me with more in-depth experience by dealing with contentious client matters and offer me more responsibility. I look forward to seeing my progression at the firm and further enhancing my role as ‘Queen of Settlements’.”