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A day in the life of ... Kaleel Anwar

Date:18 SEP 2019
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Senior Solicitor

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

I’m a Senior Solicitor at Stowe Family Law in Manchester dealing with complex divorce financial and children disputes.


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

I’ve been working in family law for 11 years but joined Stowe Family Law about a year ago. I was at an international law firm previously and wanted to work for a specialist family law firm; Stowe Family Law gave me the opportunity to do exactly that.

Any memorable stories from your career so far?

I would probably have to say confidentially advising a member of a Royal family in another part of the world (no names!) and being successful on my first child abduction matter at the Royal Courts of Justice. The court building itself is so majestic and imposing that it’s a real honour to call it our workplace. 

What is the best and worst part of the day for you?

The best would have to be making a real difference to someone in genuine difficulty. The worst would be having to deal with IT issues -...

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