A TRAINEE solicitor from Halesowen is celebrating after picking up a prestigious national law award.

Hollie Downes took home the title of ‘Best Young Conveyancer of the Year’ for the south of England at the annual Law Firm Services Conference and Awards 2017.

The 29-year-old came was presented with her trophy at the ceremony held at the Vox Centre in the NEC.

Hollie, who attended Windsor High School and King Edward VI College in Stourbridge, was given the award after beating off competition from four others shortlisted, following her work with QualitySolicitors Davisons in Birmingham.