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Deepti Patel Trainee Solicitor, Employment

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Deepti is a trainee solicitor in our employment team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in London.

She is in her final seat and assists the team with a range of tasks including research, drafting documents and liaising with clients and external parties.

Deepti has a range of experience. Her previous seats have included Crime and Clinical Negligence and prior to commencing her traineeship in September 2016, she was a paralegal in our serious injury department assisting on complex personal injury claims. Deepti also handled a large caseload of her own, involving individuals that had sustained whiplash and soft tissue injuries, and some larger cases involving more serious injuries.

Deepti has also been involved in charity work and pro bono. During University, she volunteered for Victim Support, a charity providing much needed support for vulnerable victims and witnesses attending Court. She was a key volunteer for several years before securing full time employment. She has also volunteered for the Birmingham Employment Rights Advice Line, a free and confidential service providing useful information for those with employment-related issues. More recently, she has volunteered for the Spinal Injuries Association.


Career history

  • Since 2015: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2013-2014: Shakespeare Martineau
  • College of Law, Birmingham


  • Completed LLB Law at Keele University