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A day in the life of ... Sally Fitzherbert

Date:12 APR 2019
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Chartered Legal Executive

Sally receiving her award for Family Law Chartered Legal Executive of the Year at The Family Law Awards 2018

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

I am a Chartered Legal Executive specialising in Family law and have recently moved to a small firm in Cardiff City Centre. In the mornings I get to work for 8.30 have a coffee and check the emails and diary for the day. I see clients regarding any family issues from divorce to private law children cases and everything in between. I deal with the case files from start to finish; attending court instructing barristers and experts when needed.

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

I have been in this current role for a few weeks! Prior to that I have worked for a number of firms in and around Cardiff. I left school at 16 and started work as a trainee legal executive in a large firm attending Pontypridd Tec on day release once a week to study for the CILEx exams. I qualified in 2000 but loved training in...

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