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Joseph Cowles

Paralegal
Agriculture Commercial Property

Joseph joined Woodfines September 2023 as a Paralegal in the Agricultural, Rural and Commercial Department. He Graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2017 after gaining a degree in Law and Psychology. He then went on to do his Masters and LPC at Nottingham Law School. Before starting at Woodfines he had 2 years experience working in Residential, Commercial Property and Agriculture.

Caroline Nightingale

Paralegal
Agriculture Commercial Property

Joseph joined Woodfines September 2023 as a Paralegal in the Agricultural, Rural and Commercial Department. He Graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2017 after gaining a degree in Law and Psychology. He then went on to do his Masters and LPC at Nottingham Law School. Before starting at Woodfines he had 2 years experience working in Residential, Commercial Property and Agriculture.

Charlotte Benjamin

Paralegal
Agriculture Commercial Property

Joseph joined Woodfines September 2023 as a Paralegal in the Agricultural, Rural and Commercial Department. He Graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2017 after gaining a degree in Law and Psychology. He then went on to do his Masters and LPC at Nottingham Law School. Before starting at Woodfines he had 2 years experience working in Residential, Commercial Property and Agriculture.

More about Charlotte…

What’s the scariest thing you have ever done?

A tandem skydive.

What was your first job?

Saturday job as cook and server in a health food café.

Michael Roche

Paralegal
Commercial Property

Joseph joined Woodfines September 2023 as a Paralegal in the Agricultural, Rural and Commercial Department. He Graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2017 after gaining a degree in Law and Psychology. He then went on to do his Masters and LPC at Nottingham Law School. Before starting at Woodfines he had 2 years experience working in Residential, Commercial Property and Agriculture.

More about Michael…

What’s the most daring/scariest thing you have done? 

Underwater helicopter escape training

What was your first job?   

Infantry soldier – British army (1st Btn Irish guards)

Tell us something that not many people would know about you?

I’ve got 5 kids.

If you weren’t a lawyer or in your current profession, what would you be doing?

Teacher

 

 

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