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SCE Solicitors Appoints a New Trainee Solicitor

SCE Solicitors expansion shows no sign of slowing down following the opening of a brand new office in Horsforth last month and now the appointment of a new trainee solicitor, Emma Roberts

Emma joined SCE in December 2017 as a Paralegal providing Employment and HR support. Emma advises both employers and employees from a broad range of sections on various employment law issues, including advising on disciplinary and grievances, termination of employment, and responding to internal employment disputes and tribunal claims. 

She also assists Director and Head of Employment, Samira Cakali, in the running of the firm’s myHR service where she supports businesses in the day-to-day management of their staff.

Emma studied Bachelor of Laws at the Open University whilst working as a Litigation Assistant at a law firm in Leeds. She then went on to complete a Diploma in Legal Practice and Master of Laws at the University of Law in Leeds.

Speaking about her appointment, Emma said “I am very excited to be a part of the SCE team as the firm continues to grow and strengthen its legal offering to clients across Yorkshire. I feel very fortunate to be training at a firm that truly invests in its people.

Samira said “Emma, has been an exceptional paralegal, she has quickly become an invaluable member of our small team and I am extremely pleased we have been able to offer her a training contract. She is methodical, detailed and has excellent client care, all the skills which I believe will equip her to become an excellent solicitor.” 

Emma will now spend the first six months training in the Employment Law Department in Horsforth before moving on to another two departments over the next 18 months, leading to her qualification as a Solicitor in March 2020. 

SCE offers three specialist service areas consisting of employment, commercial litigation and data protection. If you would like to find out more information about SCE, you can contact them on 01133 50 40 30 or at info@scesolicitors.co.uk 

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SCE Solicitors Opens New Office in Horsforth

SCE Solicitors has opened a new office in the centre of Horsforth. 

The firm, which already has an office in Park Square in Leeds has chosen Jason House as the location for its new office. 

The new office will be led by Director and Head of Employment, Samira Cakali

Samira said “I am pleased to be opening our second office in Horsforth as part of our growth strategy. The second office not only provides us with more space but also shows our ambition to compete in the Leeds market.”

“Research published, and announced, at last year’s Leeds Conference, named Leeds as the fastest growing legal centre and as clients and employees move towards a more agile way of working I believe having a North Leeds office will allow us to attract the right clients and talent.”

Senior Associate and Head of Litigation, Richard Newstead added “All of the team are excited at the firm’s expansion with the opening of a second Leeds office. The move has given us the ability to offer additional services to our clients such as in-house training and seminars. 

“The new office provides us with much needed additional space. It will offer superb facilities for our solicitors, staff and clients including on-site parking facilities.”

If you would like to find out more information about SCE Solicitors and their new Horsforth office, you can contact them on 01133 50 40 30 or at info@scesolicitors.co.uk

Pictured (L to R): Emma Roberts, Eve King, Richard Newstead, Samira Cakali and Jennifer Hoult. 

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