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Sydney Lee, Trainee Solicitor

Sydney is a second seat trainee solicitor, in the fifth year of the solicitor apprenticeship, with experience across a variety of sectors. Sydney is currently working in the Real Estate team.

About

Sydney has completed five seats across the firm: Real Estate, Corporate, Family, Tax Trusts and Succession and Commercial Dispute Resolution. She has a broad range of experience, having worked with a variety of clients in each of her seats.

Sydney also works on various pro-bono initiatives, including the disability benefits appeals programme, working on court submissions with different clients to appeal their disability benefits; and the Windrush Compensation Scheme.

Sydney will qualify as a Solicitor in 2023.

Experience

  • Working on commercial property transactions, such as transfers, leases and licences.
  • Assisting with corporate mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments.
  • Attending client meetings, mediation and court hearings for matrimonial and children matters. Also assisting with the preparation of court applications in respect of those matters.
  • Drafting Wills and Memoranda to Executors and Trustees, researching and preparing letters of advice with respect to tax and estate planning.
  • Assisting with the claims against News Group Newspapers and Mirror Group Newspapers in relation to the phone hacking litigation.
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