New trainees join Petherbridge Bassra

Three new trainees have joined Petherbridge Bassra Solicitors in Bradford.

Rachel Mellor will work in the firm’s long established criminal department, which the firm now has a national standing in areas such as white-collar crime.

Umar Shafat will be based in Petherbridge Bassra’s growing civil department, and Bhavika Patel has come into its commercial team.

Senior partner Ray Singh said: “Our vision is to remain based in and committed to the city. All three of my new colleagues are local to the area and have demonstrated a great aptitude to their respective roles.

“It shows our commitment to local talent of the highest calibre. I am sure they will be fantastic assets to the firm.”

PIC (L-R): Rachel Mellor, Ray Singh, Bhavika Patel and Umar Shafat