Ellie Jennings Testimonial
Apprentice Solicitor

JMK Solicitors Number 1 Personal Injury Specialists Belfast and Newry - Our People

About me

Ellie joined JMK Solicitors in September 2019 as a member of the JMK Graduate Programme and is now an Apprentice Solicitor on our Damage Only team. Ellie provides vital assistance to the Legal Advisors team across a range of support tasks and acts as the first point of contact on client calls. She enjoys working for JMK as the team treats each client with respect and compassion through a vulnerable time in their lives.

Ellie graduated from Queens University Belfast with a Bachelor of Laws in July 2019.

Why did you choose the apprentice programme at JMK?

JMK Solicitors is the number one Personal injury firm in Northern Ireland, it was an amazing opportunity to learn more about this area and I jumped at the chance to work in a market leading firm.

What have you learnt?

That clients are at the heart of everything we do. Being involved in any incident that causes loss or damage can be an extremely trying time for the client and it is crucial that we are there to represent and advocate for them in a professional manner.

Benefits to the apprentice programme at JMK?

There are many. Predominantly, to work with some of the most experienced and knowledgeable solicitors in the country, it is an amazing opportunity.

What would you want a law student to know about working at JMK?

There is no better way to expand your experience and knowledge than working in a fast-paced, market leading firm. JMK not only look after their clients, but they look after their staff and will support you throughout each stage of your career.

How would you describe the culture at JMK

JMK Solicitors is undoubtedly a fast-paced environment however, they advocate work-life balance and this is reflected through their core value project, the reduction of working hours, and all of the benefits that come with their private healthcare and staff social events.

JMK Solicitors Core Values

At JMK Solicitors we believe in making personal injury claims personal and getting you the appropriate compensation. Every day the team follow a set of core values to help achieve our mission of ‘Proudly improving the lives of our clients following traumatic events, achieving the best possible outcome, with the least stress. The core values are at the core of everything we do at JMK Solicitors, in how we deal with both our colleagues and our clients and include;

  • Fulfil – At JMK Solicitors we do what we say we’re going to do.
  • Integrity – We deliver the legal services provided to the highest possible professional standard.
  • Priority – We place people at the heart of our business. Putting people first is always at the forefront of our minds.
  • Innovation – Our team are committed to continuously embracing innovation in technology and in finding innovatory solutions for our clients.
  • Results – We utilise our extensive expertise and specialism together with specialist experts to achieve the best possible outcome with the least stress for every one of our clients.
  • Success – We celebrate the great results we achieve for our clients daily.
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Proudly improving the lives of our clients following traumatic events, achieving the best possible outcome, with the least stress.


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