Trainee solicitors Rebecca Lucas and Robert Bellingham of this Institute for Professional Legal Studies (IPLS) have succeeded in the Northern Ireland warmth of their Client Consultation Contest.

Ms Lucas, who trains with McQueenie Boyle Solicitors, and Mr Bellingham, of Tughans, will now continue to compete at the Brown and Mosten International Client Consultation Contest.

The subject for this year’s regional and global contest is human rights as they affect women and kids, with a particular focus on human trafficking.

The Global contest will be hosted with the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law in Swansea University in 6-10 April 2021.