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Baroness Shackleton of Belgravia, ‘The Life of a Family Law Solicitor’

 
The Law Society was delighted to welcome Lady Shackleton, one of the country’s leading divorce lawyers, who spoke to the society on a range of family law issues.  She commenced her talk by detailing the recent developments in the law on pre-nuptial agreements; a rapidly changing and fascinating area of jurisprudence.  Lady Shackleton not only illuminated the legal technicalities of the issue but also gave a clear sense of some of the practical and emotional implications of the use of pre-nuptial agreements.  The second half of Lady Shackleton’s talk focussed on life as a family lawyer.  Lady Shackleton briefly discussed her own, extremely impressive, career and then proceeded to give useful and informal advice on how to progress in a law firm and on why family law was a satisfying area of the law in which to specialise.  A range of well informed and interesting questions were asked from the floor, which helped to generate further discussion and debate. 
 
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Date Posted: 23 May 2011
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