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Welcome To Our New Trainee Solicitor, Simon Chevassut!

November 29, 2021 11:52 am - Categorised in:

We are pleased to welcome our new Trainee Solicitor, Simon Chevassut to the team!

Simon has recently begun a Training Contract at Ellis-Fermor & Negus, joining the firm in November 2021. Over the next eighteen months-two years, Simon will gain experience across different areas of law, working directly with the experienced solicitors at the firm. Simon is currently working in the Commercial Property Department at our Beeston office with Head of Commercial Property, Simon Hale.

About Simon

Simon studied his LLB Law undergraduate degree at Oxford Brookes University. He then spent 6 months living in North-East Brazil, leading a Tearfund gap year project there. When he returned to the UK, he completed a Children & Youth internship at St. Aldates, Oxford before working as a Youth Pastor at Oxford Community Church. Once that position ended, he completed his Legal Practice Course with a Masters in Professional Legal Practice (LPC LLM) as part of the first intake of the University of Law in Reading. He then spent two and a half years working as a paralegal in Guildford and then Reading, working in the areas of Commercial Debt Recovery and Professional Regulation.

Simon says:

“I’m delighted to be working for Ellis-Fermor & Negus, an approachable firm that is passionate about serving its local community but also has a national reach. I’m excited by the opportunities that lie in store to help clients and for personal professional growth”

Outside of the office, Simon lives in Carrington with his wife Phoebe and moved to the area at the start of November. Originally from Reading, he enjoys playing football once a week with friends (usually while wearing a Reading FC top!), keeping track of the F1 races on twitter, playing bass guitar in Church and spending time with friends and family. He was also glad to tick running a half marathon off his bucket list, completing the Oxford Half marathon in under two hours in October.

Interesting fact…

Simon has three brothers, two sisters and over 20 first cousins!

Simon’s favourite quote:

‘Act justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly.’

…We are excited to see Simon acting with justice, mercy and humility as he establishes himself as a Solicitor at Ellis-Fermor & Negus!

Our specialist Commercial Property team is committed to protecting our clients’ interests and we care about providing straightforward and professional advice. If you are interested in finding out more about our Commercial services, or wish to discuss any matters with one of our experienced Solicitors in greater detail, please get in touch with us.

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About Joshua Taylor

Joshua joined Ellis-Fermor & Negus as Marketing Executive in September 2021 and is responsible for the marketing activities of the firm. His specific skills encompass digital and social media marketing and he has a particular interest in CRM (Customer relationship management), CRO (Conversion rate optimization), data-visualisation/ multi-media marketing and digital communications. Joshua graduated from Nottingham…

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