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Emily Abbey, Solicitor

Emily is an experienced Child Care and Family Law solicitor and is based at our Sheffield office

Tel: 0114 349 2300

Department:
Child Care Law & Family Law

Address:
24-26 Paradise Square, Sheffield S1 2DE

Email Address:
emily.abbey@switalskis.com

Profile

Children Law Accredited SolicitorEmily is an experienced Child Care and Family Law Solicitor who works with public law and private law clients. As a member of the Law Society’s Children Law panel, she mainly works with public law Children’s cases – where she represents children, parents and other family members – as well as representing clients in private law Children’s cases.

Emily is also a trained Collaborative Lawyer and a member of Resolution – an organisation committed to a more constructive approach to divorce. She also holds Resolution’s accreditations as a specialist in Domestic Abuse and Children Law.

Experience

Children Law Accredited SolicitorEmily is an experienced Child Care and Family Law Solicitor who works with public law and private law clients. As a member of the Law Society’s Children Law panel, she mainly works with public law Children’s cases – where she represents children, parents and other family members – as well as representing clients in private law Children’s cases.

Emily is also a trained Collaborative Lawyer and a member of Resolution – an organisation committed to a more constructive approach to divorce. She also holds Resolution’s accreditations as a specialist in Domestic Abuse and Children Law.

Emily has worked in the legal profession since 2001 and qualified as a solicitor in 2003. She joined Switalskis in June 2021 along with a number of colleagues who joined us from Keebles’ Sheffield office.

More about Emily

We asked Emily:

What do you enjoy most about your role? 

I love representing people in court proceedings and dealing with complex issues and doing what I can to improve a person’s access to justice and family life.

What can your clients expect from you?

Empathy, kindness and being committed to their case and helping them at a difficult time in their lives.

What drew you to this sort of work?

I am from a large family myself and it has always been my favourite area of law.

What are your interests outside of work?

I love holidays, especially in Italy.  I love swimming and socialising going out and watching live music and going to festivals.  I also like to help my local community by being involved in the Recreation Committee which helps to improve local facilities and arrange events.