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A Day in the Life of ...

The aim of "A day in the life of ..." is to provide a glimpse into the working day of a range of people involved with the family justice system. It is hoped that this series will foster a better understanding of, and provide greater transparency for, family law.

We hope to involve a wide range of people – to this end, if you would like to contribute please email editor@familylaw.co.uk.

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A day in the life of ... Sir Mark Hedley (former Family Division judge)

A day in the life of ... David Williams QC

A day in the life of ... Jamie-Lee Morgan (legal assistant, BCR Law)

A day in the life of ... Donna Hart (chartered legal executive, Family Law Company)

A day in the life of ... Chris Barnes (family barrister, 4PB)

A day in the life of ... Gwyn Evans (barrister, Tanfield Chambers)

A day in the life of ... Claire Fenton-Glynn (lecturer, University of Cambridge)

A day in the life of ... Andrew Pack (care lawyer)

A day in the life of ... Jeff Botterill (McKenzie Friend)

A day in the life of ... Valentine Le Grice QC (barrister)

A day in the life of ... Dr Rob George (barrister and lecturer)

A day in the life of ... Lisa Parkinson (Family Mediator)

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

A day in the life of ... Rhys Taylor (Family Finance Barrister)

A day in the life of ... Tony Roe (Collaborative Lawyer & Family Law Arbitrator)

A day in the life of ... Emma Nash (Family Law Solicitor)

A day in the life of ... David Burrows (Solicitor Advocate)

A day in the life of ... Wendy Ramus (Family Law Executive)

A day in the life of ... Ruth Langford (Legal Adviser)

A day in the life of ... Leesa Longden-Thurgood (Senior Chartered Legal Executive)

A day in the life of ... Sarah Miller (Associate Legal Executive)

A day in the life of ... Mena Ruparel (Family Law Solicitor and Lecturer)

A day in the life of ... HHJ Stephen Wildblood QC

A day in the life of ... Grant Howell (Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys)

A day in the life of ... Sophie Kershaw (Co-Director FDAC National Unit)

A day in the life of ... Amanda Crutchley (Pro Bono Coordinator at University of Law in Bristol)

A day in the life of ... Paul Bryson (PSU Coordinator, Bristol)

A day in the life of ... Rebecca Stevens (Head of Family Department, Withy King LLP)

A day in the life of ... Sarah Slaughter (Caseworker, Bar Pro Bono Unit)

A day in the life of ... Lucy Reed (Barrister and Mediator)

A day in the life of ... Claire Fell (Communicourt Intermediary)

A day in the life of ... Suzanne Kingston (Partner, Withers LLP)

A day in the life of ... Penny Rogers (Mediator)

A day in the life of ... Louise Tickle (freelance education and social affairs journalist)

A day in the life of ... Leigh Royall (Senior Clerk)A day in the life of ... CJ McKinney (Legal Writer)

A day in the life of ... Piers Pressdee QC

A day in the life of ... Victoria Walker (Partner and Head of Family, Simpson Millar LLP)

A day in the life of ... Sarah Phillimore (family law barrister)

A day in the life of ... Henry Brookman (Senior Partner, Brookman Solicitors)

A Day in the Life of ... Rebecca Carr-Hopkins (social worker/trainer)