Emma Manley

Trainee Solicitor
Private Client
Private Client

Emma graduated from the University of Kent with a 2.1 Law and French degree before completing the Legal Practice Course with a commendation at the College of Law in 2012.

Emma went on to spend over three years working for the Home Office within a legal team.  During this time Emma gained extensive legal experience in advocacy representing the Secretary of State for the Home Department at appeal hearings in both the First-tier Tribunal and Upper Tribunal of the Immigration and Asylum Chamber.  This role also involved frequently drafting grounds of appeal on behalf of the Secretary of State.

In March 2016 Emma moved into private practice beginning as a paralegal within Girlings’ Commercial Property team.  As a paralegal Emma has assisted with a broad range of property matters including conveyancing and lease extensions as well as bridging finance and commercial mortgages.

Emma started her Training Contract at Girlings in September 2016.  Her first seat was with our Family Law team based in Herne Bay.   Emma gained experience dealing with divorce proceedings and separation as well as children law including child arrangements.
Emma then completed her second seat with the Private Client team based in our Canterbury office.  Her third seat was in Residential Property.  She has now returned to the Private Client team in our Canterbury office to complete her final seat. 

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