Announcement: Jude Owen - promoted to Department Head

Announcement: Jude Owen - promoted to Department Head

We are delighted to announce that Senior Associate Solicitor, Jude Owen, has been promoted to Head of Dispute Resolution.

Jude joined Lawson West Solicitors in 2022 as a Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution department and was promoted to the Head of DR in November 2023. She is an experienced litigator with over 25 years’ experience in the legal world.

Jude started her journey into law as a paralegal dealing with criminal cases and qualified as a police station representative. She then qualified as a barrister and moved her practice over to civil law. Jude later cross-qualified to obtain solicitor status and as such she is a Solicitor-Advocate with higher rights of audience, allowing her to appear in front of all levels of judges in all civil courts in England and Wales. Jude has an excellent record of victories in the courtroom and was complimented by a High Court Judge following his judgement in a trial for being “fair and with unwavering integrity to the court”

She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and has the additional qualification of Advanced Litigation with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

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Jude Owen, Senior Associate Solicitor
Head of Dispute Resolution
Lawson-West Solicitors, Leicester

Jude commented:

"I am looking forward to my new role as Head of Department of Dispute Resolution and working with my team. We aim to provide top quality legal advice with excellent customer service assisting all clients to reach a resolution to their disputes, with value for money and a no nonsense approach.”

Find out more about Jude Owen here

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Vicky Jones, Managing Director of Lawson-West said of the appointment:

"We are delighted to have appointed Jude as Head of Department for our Dispute Resolution Team.  Jude joined the Firm initially as a Locum Solicitor and we immediately recognised that she was an asset to the Team and fortunately, we were able to appoint Jude as a permanent member of staff when a position became available in October 2022.  At Lawson West we always seek to promote existing staff and we all look forward to working with Jude in the next exciting step in her career with the Firm."

Dispute Resolution for Individuals
Our team has experience in a range of aspects within Dispute Resolution, so whether your problem is an unpaid debt, or a more complex contractual dispute, we will work with you towards a resolution as quickly and costs efficiently as possible.

Dispute Resolution for Businesses
Our highly experienced team handles a broad range of disputes for businesses of all shapes and sizes from owner-managed businesses, SMEs and much larger organisations to the individuals that run them. We act for directors, owner-managers, landlords and land owners, property developers, business individuals, entrepreneurs and corporates.

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