Somerset law firm are celebrating after their latest apprentice won a prestigious award.
Rebecca Bailey of Acorn Solicitors, won Higher Level Apprentice of the Year in the ‘Grow Somerset Talent’ Apprentice Awards. This was after helping the firm achieve 100% growth in the past three years at just 21 years of age. Acorn Solicitors, a law firm in Taunton and Street, were also shortlisted for Micro Employer of the Year Award. They also have three success-story apprentices in their fast-growing 15-employee family-run firm.
Rebecca started out doing a Level 3 Business and Administration apprenticeship at the Taunton law firm. She has now moved on to study for her Level 5 Diploma in Management. This is alongside working as Acorn’s assistant office manager.
“I am absolutely delighted. Acorn Solicitors have encouraged me all the way and have given me the opportunities to develop and try new areas.”
Senior Partner David Sinclair, an expert in Wills and Probate issues, said:
“Rebecca has been an amazing success and has helped in our growth. She has a fantastic career ahead of her. I am very proud of all our apprentices.”
The award was presented at the Holiday Inn in Taunton. The awards seek to acknowledge the achievements of exceptional apprentices and of the businesses who have helped to nurture them.