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Thursfields’ Lawyer Becomes Local Rotary Club’s First Female President

Thursfields Pamela ArrowsmithA lawyer from Thursfields Solicitors has become the first female president at a Rotary Club in the Black Country.

Pamela Arrowsmith, a solicitor in the Family department at the leading Midlands law firm, took up her 12-month office as president of Halesowen and Rowley Regis Rotary Club on 1 July, succeeding current president John Cartwright.

On her first day she officiated at the Black Country Road Race organised by the Rotary in Halesowen, and will go on to officiate all other Rotary events during the year.

Mrs Arrowsmith, who was admitted as a solicitor in 1978 and joined Thursfields in 2013, said: “I am honoured to have been given this role within the local community.

“The Rotary club does some fantastic work here in Halesowen, not only raising the awareness of the vulnerable but also coordinating fund-raising and other charitable efforts that bring direct relief to those in need.

“I am proud to be helping the Rotary Club, and am grateful for how Thursfields supports my involvement.”

Shane Miller, a director and head of the Family Department at Thursfields, said: “As a company we are determined to make a difference in the local community, both through our legal expertise and by supporting projects outside of work.”

“Pamela has always been an enthusiastic follower of the Rotary Club and we are delighted to back her during her year as President.”

John Cartwright, the previous president, said: “Pam is a very committed and enthusiastic Rotarian and we are all looking forward to her presidential year”

Mrs Arrowsmith specialises in all aspects of divorce and family disputes at Thursfields, including division of finances, pre-nuptial agreements, living together agreements and child-related disputes. She is an accredited specialist with Resolution First for Family Law.

As well as her Thursfields’ job and charity efforts, in her spare time Ms Arrowsmith enjoys walking her dog, reading crime novels and fire-walking.

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