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My name is Kainat Jones, I am 26 and currently live in North Wales.
I am currently working as a Solicitor, having qualified in January 2021, in a small high street firm dealing with a wide range of matters including, but not limited to Probate, Wills and Estates, Family and Divorce and Conveyancing.
2017-2018 The University of Law, incorporating The College of Law, Chester Legal Practice Course, LLM (Commendation)
2013-2016 Bangor University, LLB (2:1) Electives included Family and Welfare Law, Evidence, Labour Law, Media Law, Start Up Law
2007-2013 Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen, Bethesda A levels: Information Technology (A) Law (C) Mathematics (D), Welsh Baccalaureate, GCSE’s: 1 A*, 5 As and 5 Bs
2018-Present Guthrie Jones Jones LLP
Qualified as a Solicitor in January 2021 after completing my training contract with Guthrie Jones Jones LLP.
Main areas of work include Private Client Wills and Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Conveyancing (residential and commercial) including new builds and leaseholds, Family and Divorce.
Experience of case management system Insight.
Manage my own caseload, work independently and as a team.
Office admin such as answering calls, taking payments, opening files, typing and filing.
2017 Westlaw Ambassador
Worked as the Westlaw Student Ambassador whilst studying the LPC.
Gained in-depth knowledge of the legal database.
Developed my research skills whilst helping other students develop their research skills and complete assignments.
Attended meetings at Thomson Reuters.
Held group demonstrations and individual drop-in sessions.
August 2015 Conwy Council
Work Experience in the legal department covering areas of law such as land law, criminal law and family law.
Visited Mould Crown Court on criminal hearings of antisocial behaviour and attended witness interviews. Administrative work that included drafted client letters, opened client files, researching and general office admin.
2013 Parry Davies, Clwyd-Jones & Lloyd LLP
Work experience whilst in six-form.
Administrative work that included open client files, typing and general office admin. Also attended court trials and interviews at the police station and at client’s houses.