Title: Associate of the Institute of Legal Executives
Gillian has been employed by SSJ since July 1995, initially as secretary to Verity Dobbie and then since 2006 as a trainee Legal Executive. In her role as a Senior Legal Assistant during that time, she has successfully combined her work and studies and became an Associate of the Institute of Legal Executives in September 2009. Gillian hopes to complete her training shortly specialising in family law.
Gillian currently advises clients in respect of family matters, including separation, divorce, contact and ancillary relief, injunctions and also attends Court for directions appointments and with Counsel for final hearings. She also assists in the preparation of criminal matters and attends Crown Court with Counsel.
Gillian runs our free legal clinic each Wednesday between 4 pm and 5 pm.