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A day in the life of ... Natasha Phillips (Legal Researcher)

Date:17 AUG 2015

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

I’m a freelance legal researcher and copywriter working on child welfare projects. A typical day usually starts at 7am when I’ll check my mail and look for any incoming questions or requests for assistance from families. Since LASPO was implemented and before getting support has become almost impossible for parents and vulnerable children whether due to the cost barrier or the legal aid threshold so acting as a pro bono McKenzie is a necessary part of family law related legal research. It allows me to keep up to date with how the system is responding to cases in real time and most importantly to give support to families who are often tremendously anxious about the family court process.

After meetings in London and grabbing a quick bite to eat I’ll work on briefs I've been given for the...

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