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A day in the life of ... Tony Roe (Collaborative lawyer & Family law arbitrator)
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What is your position and what you do on a day-to-day basis?
On paper I am sole principal of a divorce and family law firm. In reality I am simply one of a team of committed family lawyers in our niche practice whom I like respect and admire.
I need to be a business person as much as a lawyer. One is conscious that family law is transactional. As such one needs a very good flow of quality work.
We are based in Berkshire but have clients up and down the country as well as abroad. We offer all forms of dispute resolution.
I am a family law arbitrator. I was lucky enough to be asked to chair the marketing sub-committee for the Forum of Family Law Arbitrators. We have put a lot of effort into explaining why family law arbitration is such a useful and versatile tool in the box.
On a day to day basis I look after our clients supervise the office oversee our financial aspects and ensure regulatory obligations are complied with. I am conscious that we spend a third of our lives...
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