Meet the Conveyancing Team: Samantha Lawson

March 13th 2024

In celebration of National Conveyancing week, I have reflected on my route into the profession.

From early on, I had always known that I wanted my future career to be in law. When I was asked what I would like to do when I grew up, I confidently answered that I would be a Solicitor without hesitation. Fast forward and I have been within the legal profession approximately 11 years and have been a qualified Solicitor for almost 6 years.

My journey started with my Law Degree at Staffordshire University where I attained a 2:1 degree. 

After graduation I undertook legal secretarial work first in Residential Property and then in Criminal Law. During my time working as a full time Criminal Law Secretary, I returned to Staffordshire University where I undertook the Legal Practice Course (LPC) on a part time, distance learning basis over a period of 18 months. To say that this was hard work is an understatement but was such an achievement. On conclusion of the LPC, I graduated with Distinction grade and proceed to undertake my training contract at Banbury based Johnson and Gaunt.

On completion of my training contract in 2018 my first qualified position was in Wills, Trust and Probate but also undertaking work on Residential Property Matters. Having done such work side by side, I soon came to realise that my overall passion resided with Residential Property, and I wanted to focus on this solely. I therefore had a change in my career path whereby I obtained a Residential Property Solicitor role at Bretherton’s in 2018 and later moved to a leading regional law firm, SE-Solicitors, in August 2020 where I have been ever since! 

I deal with many aspects of Residential Property and understand that whilst this can be an exciting time for clients it can also be one of the most stressful times too. I enjoy being able to help and be part of both clients first steps on to the property ladder or their next property venture at those most crucial times! 

Read more about my role at SE-Solicitors