We are delighted to announce that Francesca Crank has been awarded a training contract here at Cullimore Dutton and will take up the role of Trainee Solicitor with immediate effect.
Francesca who joined the Family Law team in January 2021 as a Legal Assistant, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2018 with a degree in Law with Criminology before completing the Graduate Law Diploma (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) with Masters at the University of Law in Chester in 2019, achieving a Distinction.
Francesca will begin her training in our Family Law department under the guidance of Brenda Spain, Head of Family Law, and this promotion will enable Francesca to realise her long-held ambition of qualifying as a solicitor. Brenda stated: “Throughout her time with us Francesca has demonstrated a professional attitude, hard work and a commitment to providing our clients with the best in client care, this promotion is as a direct result of her efforts, dedication and commitment.”
Francesca’s appointment to this position follows the awarding of two additional training contracts in the last 12 months to both Trainee Solicitor Jesca Knott in April 2021 and Trainee Solicitor Patricia Taylor in December 2021. All three appointments are clear examples of the career pathway which is available to all our team and further demonstrates our commitment to changing the lives of our Colleagues, Clients and Community. We hope many of our colleagues follow in Francesca, Patricia and Jesca’s footsteps and advance through our career pathway during their time with us.
We would like to wish Francesca every success as she begins this new chapter of her career, and to offer our continuing support to her throughout her training and beyond.
Good luck Francesca.
The Cullimore Dutton team