PARKER Bullen Solicitors, which has offices in Romsey, Andover and Salisbury, has announced, three of the law firm’s trainees have qualified as solicitors and are remaining with the business.

Having qualified this month, Katen Patel will be joining the commercial and commercial property departments in the Romsey based office, Hannah Abbott will be joining the family division whilst Meggie Sheldon will be joining the commercial departments further afield.

Katen studied his law degree part-time with the Open University while running his family business in rural Hampshire, before completing his Legal Practice Course and masters at the University of Law, Guildford.

Hannah joined Parker Bullen as a Trainee in September 2019 after completing her LPC in June 2019. She is an English Literature graduate and completed the GDL in 2018.

Meggie completed an undergraduate degree in Law and subsequently obtained master’s degrees in both Intellectual Property Law and Law, Business and Management. Meggie completed her Legal Practice Course in 2021.

Gareth Horner, Managing Partner, Parker Bullen, comments: “Hannah, Katen and Meggie have all proved themselves to be excellent solicitors. They are great team members and have worked hard to qualify.

“We are extremely proud that they have benefited from the training and knowledge imparted at Parker Bullen and in particular that they have decided to remain with the firm for the next stage of their careers. I know they will be a real asset to their respective departments.”