Dorset firm Lester Aldridge has announced that Samantha Edwards, Alice Straight, Chelsea Feeney, Mollie Harris, Brooke Manning and Kirsten Adamson have all completed their training contracts.

Edwards, Straight, Feeney and Harris will be based at the firm's Bournemouth office within the family, commercial, employment and private client teams. Manning and Adamson will be located in the Southampton office working within the personal injury and real estate teams.

Straight commented: 'I have learnt so much during my training contract and am really looking forward to working alongside colleagues in the commercial group.'

Feeney added: 'I am grateful to have trained with Lester Aldridge, as I know I have learnt the skills necessary to ensure I can provide clients with commercial advice and great service. I am very excited for my future career at Lester Aldridge within the employment team.'

Lester Aldridge managing partner Matthew Barrow said: '[The firm] is proud of our graduating trainees and pleased to welcome them as qualified solicitors. They will all be key members of our growing teams.'

Graduate training contracts at Lester Aldridge consist of four six-month seats in a variety of contentious and non-contentious teams. The trainees are given the chance to work with high-profile commercial clients and high net-worth private clients.