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A day in the life of ... Emine Mehmet

Date:24 MAY 2019
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Director and Solicitor

Emine receiving her award for Family Law Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year 2016

What is your position and what do you do on a day-to-day basis?

I am a childcare director/solicitor at Duncan Lewis. No two days are the same; I can be at court visiting a child in the office dealing with my files or carrying out my supervisory role in respect of my team. I am also head of pro bono so there may be pro bono meetings to attend or work to do for the committee.

How long have you been in this role and what brought you here?

I have been in this role for 9 years now. My previous firm closed down due to a decline in fees in the main as a result of the criminal legal aid cuts and I was lucky enough to secure this role very quickly.

Any memorable stories from your career so far?

Probably too many to recount but any worth telling would be embarrassing to someone so I will keep them to myself…

What is the best and worst part of the day...

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