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Emma Godefroy Trainee Solicitor, Family Law

Experience Profile

Emma is a trainee solicitor at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Chester.

She joined Slater and Gordon in August 2015 and is currently undertaking her third seat in the Family Law team, having previously completed seats in Catastrophic Injury and Dispute Resolution.

Emma has well-rounded experience in different types of litigation. Throughout her seats, Emma has assisted with high-value personal injury claims, contentious probate and property disputes and most recently, matrimonial proceedings and children matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Emma obtained a 1st class degree in Law at the University of Liverpool, before working as a Paralegal in Insurance Fraud at DWF LLP. Before commencing her training contract at Slater and Gordon, Emma completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Manchester.

Emma’s interests including Dance and other performing arts, as well as travelling as much as possible in her spare time.


Career history

  • Since 2015 Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2013-2014: Paralegal at DWF LLP


  • University of Law, Manchester
  • University of Liverpool 

Professional memberships

  • Cheshire and North Wales Young Lawyers Division 
  • Cheshire and North Wales Law Society