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A day in the life of ... Lucy Hoare
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Lucy Hoare is a solicitor at Hecht Montgomery. She was named Family Law Young Solicitor of the Year at the Family Law Awards 2017.
What is your position and what do you do on a day-to-day basis?
I am a solicitor at Hecht Montgomery. I mostly represent parents and other family members in child care work proceedings as well as some private law divorce and finance work. No one day is the same as another. I try to do as much of my own advocacy as I can so I find myself in court a lot and other than that I am meeting with clients attending pre-proceedings meetings to try to avoid cases going to court and responding to innumerable emails and phone calls. As well as all manner of weird and wonderful queries that come in between.
How long have you been in this role and what brought you here?
I've been qualified for two years now having trained with Hecht Montgomery. Before that I was a paralegal at a larger firm undertaking matrimonial finance and private law children work.
Any memorable stories from your career so...
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