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  • A very personal and considerate approach to what was a very tense situation both personally and emotionally.  Sam came to my house and explained all the scenarios.  The case reached a very good conclusion.

  • I was very happy with the way my case was handled.  I was informed of progress all the way through so I knew what was happening at all times.  Sam Hirst was brilliant!  I felt a very valued customer.  Keep up the good work and high standards.

  • I was very satisfied.  Sam Hirst dealt with my very professionally and sympathetically.  She used all her skills for a very good outcome.

  • I was very happy with Sam.  She was clear, easy to understand and friendly. I was over the moon with how easy she made things and the advice I received was spot on.  If I ever need anything in the future I will definitely be in touch.

  • A huge thank you to Sam, I could not have gone through this process without her.  She was there for me every step of my journey, and was there when I needed support, information and advice.

  • Polite and friendly, helped us through a process we previously had no experience or knowledge of.  I was completely reassured and had confidence to allow Sam to take charge.

    Tuesday 6 January 2015
  • I can’t thank you enough for the way the claim was handled. After being in the accident, the thought of making a claim seemed like a lengthy and quite daunting procedure to take on, but you were really helpful and communication was brilliant throughout the whole thing. There was never a point where I felt confused or left in the dark about anything that was unfolding with the claim and the way you handled things was amazing! A cyclist who was involved in an accident with a motorist.  Samantha Hirst at Ridley and Hall successfully negotiated a settlement with the motorist’s insurance company.

  • My claim was handled very professionally and dealt with really well and quickly on Sam’s part I appreciate all that Sam and the team did.

  • Samantha Hirst is a very efficient young lady. It was a pleasure to meet her, and her experience shines through.

    Tuesday 14th January 2017
  • "A long and potentially confusing situation made bearable due to Sam’s friendly and tenacious attitude. I felt comfortable leaving everything in Sam’s capable hands and feel she achieved best possible outcome"

    24 July 2017

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Samantha Hirst

Trainee Solicitor –  Wills & Probate

Sam joined the team at Ridley & Hall in 2013 having come from a large personal injury firm in Yorkshire.

Sam initially joined the firm and worked for 3 years in the Litigation Department as a Paralegal.  In October 2016 she started her training contract, she has recently moved into the Wills & Probate team as part of her training contract to gain a variety of experience. She is due to qualify as a Solicitor in April 2018.

Every client has their own personal needs and priorities which is why Sam prides herself in providing a tailored, empathetic and friendly service.

Sam is a member of the Huddersfield Uganda Twinning Committee which provides training and resources to lawyers and the judiciary in Uganda. In 2015 she was part of a small team which flew out to Uganda and provided training in Kampala to over 250 lawyers.

Away from the office, Sam loves long walks in the countryside – preferably involving a picnic, and weight training.  She also enjoys baking, live music and a good period drama!