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A day in the life of ... Emma Nash (Family law solicitor)

Date:21 AUG 2015

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

I am a solicitor working at Spring Law based in London’s Covent Garden. I work on a broad range of private family law matters although the bulk of my caseload is divorce and financial claims. Our client base is quite varied so I never know what to expect and every day is different. On any day I could be in client meetings drafting advice or settlement letters going through financial disclosure or attending court. When not doing client work I read cases and articles or work on my blog and media presence. I usually attend one or two networking events a week so meeting people is a big part of my work as well.

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

I actually tried really hard not to be a lawyer! I hated the assumption at university that the only logical follow on from a law degree was the Legal Practice Course and then a training contract. It was working for a legal advice charity in Berlin in 2008 that made me...

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