Jack joined BHP in September 2020 as an Apprentice Solicitor in our Family Team. In year one of the apprenticeship Jack predominantly assisted with private law matters, including divorce, finance, separation and private law children matters. He then made an internal transition within the Team to focus on public law family matters. This included a case load consisting of child protection and domestic abuse related matters. As part of the apprenticeship, Jack is undertaking a Masters Degree in Law at Northumbria University. He was admitted to the Law School’s Honour Roll sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson for academic year 2020-21 “in recognition of his outstanding performance”.
In September 2022, Jack moved seat to gain further experience in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team. Here, he adopted a substantial case load focusing on a range of dispute matters, from commercial & personal disputes to construction & building claims. Following his successful development in this area, Jack was awarded “Trainee of the Year” at the Northern Law Awards, held in Newcastle Upon-Tyne.
Jack will graduate Northumbria University in 2024 before officially commencing his training contract and progressing towards undertaking the Solicitor Qualifying Exam parts 1 and 2. He is currently working within our Corporate & Commercial Team as he begins the fourth year of his apprenticeship.
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