Under the spotlight: Helena Ireland

Anthony Brooke

Helena Ireland is a trainee consultant and the newest member of the Brooke Thornham gang. Joining us straight from university after graduating with LLB Law from the University of Leeds, Helena chose to move into legal recruitment to give her plenty of client contact in a competitive environment.

Learn more about Helena as we put her under the spotlight in our latest blog…

DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS:
Friendly, happy and smiley

WHAT ATTRACTED YOU TO THE ROLE AT BROOKE THORNHAM?
It was the great, friendly team here and the opportunity to work with people

WHAT DOES A TYPICAL DAY LOOK LIKE FOR YOU?
Work then gym, followed by Love Island!

WHAT ASPECT OF YOUR ROLE DO YOU ENJOY THE MOST?
Meeting new people

WHAT’S ON YOUR WISH LIST FOR YOUR FIRST YEAR HERE?
To have placed many happy candidates

IF YOU COULD DO ANOTHER JOB FOR JUST ONE DAY, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Doctor

WHAT’S YOUR MOTTO OR PERSONAL MANTRA?
Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not, it’s not the end.

IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERT ISLAND WHAT THREE THINGS WOULD YOU TAKE?
Toothpaste, chocolate and my iPod

IF YOU HAD TO EAT THE SAME MEAL EVERY DAY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Sweet and sour chicken and egg fried rice

WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK?
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FUN?
I love cross country racing, and regularly take part in the Leeds parkrun. I also enjoy reading, and I’m a member of the Reading Revolutionaries, a charity devoted to the promotion of literature and the improvement of secondary school children’s reading abilities.

If you qualify as an NQ solicitor in 2018, get in touch with the Florit Brooke team today for help finding your ideal NQ role, and support with your legal job applications.

 

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