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Sara Reid

Family Law Paralegal
Direct Dial: 01535 687082
Email: [email protected]

Sara Reid

Sara joined WTW solicitors on 30.01.2019 as a Family Law paralegal. She will be dealing with family and relationship issues including divorce and separation.

She brings with her a wealth of experience in this area of law. As well as working for high street practices Sara has also worked as a Senior Legal Assistant for Local Authorities.

For more information on what areas Family Law covers. Click on the link Family Law.

Employment:

  • Jan 2019 – to date – Family Law Paralegal – WTW Solicitors, Keighley.
  • Nov 2018 – Jan 2019 – Senior Legal Assistant (Locum) – Local Authority.
  • Sept 2018 – Nov 2018 – Family Law Paralegal – Solicitors.
  • Nov 2008 – Oct 2013 – Children & family Worker – Wakefield Metropolitan District Council (WMDC).
  • Nov 2008 – Nov 2009 – Housing Support Worker – WMDC.
  • March 2005 – Nov 2008 – Family Support Worker.

Education/Qualifications:

  • Sept 2017 – to date – Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) – BPP Law School Leeds.
  • Sept 2014 – May 2017 – LLB Law – University of Bradford – Graduated with First Class Honours.
  • Sept 2006 – May 2007 – Access to Higher Education – Social Sciences.

Pro Bono Work

  • Street Law – A non-profit organisation that creates classroom and community programs that teach people about law, democracy and human rights worldwide.
  • Mock trials – Helping young people understand how the legal system works.

Interests:

  • I spend as much of my time supporting my local cathedral, my children sing in the choir and as such I assist with fund raising whenever I can.
  • My interests include musical theatre, reading, watching American TV box sets, walking my dog and spending time with family and friends.
  • Secretary of Wakefield Cathedral Choir Assocation – 2015 – 2017.
  • Committee member for the St Phillips Chambers ADR Competition – current.
  • Student ambassador for BPP and University of Bradford 2014 – 2017.
  • Senior counsel in the Zenith Chambers Moot competition in 2017.
  • In 2016 I took part in the Salford University Speed Mooting competition.
  • I was senior counsel in the Essex Moot competition in 2016.