Congratulations to Emma Underwood from the partners and staff of Paul Crowley & Co solicitors. Emma has been offered a permanent position as a Newly Qualified Solicitor following the successful completion of her Training Contract with the Family Law department.

Emma joined Paul Crowley & Co in May 2016 after studying Law at Liverpool John Moores University and graduating with a 2:1. Emma started as a Legal Assistant to the Family Department whilst studying her LPC part time at Liverpool John Moores University. In August 2017, Emma commenced an 18 month training contract within the Family Department.

Emma says: ‘Paul Crowley and Co have provided me with an excellent start to my legal career and I am so grateful to the Partners, the Family Law team and in particular Edwina Harkin, Head of the Family Department, for her continued support and assistance in training and continually pushing me to be the best I can be.’ 

Emma Underwood, Family Law solicitor

Looking forward to a new challenge

Having gained experience working as part of the Family Law team, Emma is now looking forward to the challenge of her new role within the Family department and will be assisting in Private and Public Children matters.

Emma’s responsibilities will include working on Public Law matters involving Local Authorities and Private Children matters dealing with child arrangement orders, special guardianship order and grandparent’s rights

Emma enjoys advising clients on a day to day basis and says the most rewarding part of her job is helping them to achieve their goal and representing them at court.

The prospect for real career development

Operating from their two Liverpool based offices Paul Crowley & Co has an enviable track record for staff training. Through their comprehensive structured training programme they are able to offer trainee solicitors the prospect for real career development.

Our highly trained staff are testament to our continued success. Wremain committed to the growth of the Family Law department at Paul Crowley & Co and we welcome Emma as a valuable addition to our team of experienced solicitors.’

Edwina Harkin, Head of Family Law


Edwina says: ‘Emma is a valuable member of the team who strives to meet the need’s of her client’s in a professional manner at the highest quality. Emma will continue to flourish in her career as a solicitor in our continuing growth of the Family department’.

Considering the next step up in your legal career

At Paul Crowley & Co, we are always interested to hear from experienced solicitors looking to join our well respected legal teams, or from trainees looking to start out in the legal profession.

Emma says: ‘Joining Paul Crowley & Co gave me the best start to learning all about a career path in law. If you are interested in progressing to the next level of your legal career or are considering starting out within the legal profession, I would recommend you apply to Paul Crowley & Co.’

You can view the current positions Paul Crowley & Co have available by visiting our vacancies page.

a career in law…

If you are interested in a career in law and would like to be considered for a position in the future, please submit your current CV to our Paul Crowley & Co vacancies page.

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