Abbey McElroy

Trainee Solicitor

Email Abbey at: am@jefferieslaw.co.uk

Background

Abbey completed her Law degree at the University of Portsmouth. She then went on to complete her Legal Practice Course and Master of Laws degree at the University of Law in Reading.

Abbey thoroughly enjoyed studying Family Law as an undergraduate and picked Family Law as one of her chosen electives and also focused on the area of Family Law for her Master’s research topic.

In Work

Shortly after graduating in November 2019, Abbey began working as a paralegal in a firm in North London. Whilst working in London, Abbey regularly represented clients as an advocate at Court hearings, particularly for injunctions such as non-molestation and occupation Orders.

Since working at Jefferies, Abbey has started her training contract and assists both Anne-Marie Rainsford and Stella Young with their complex matters. Such work involves both public and private proceedings.

Abbey is due to qualify as a solicitor in June 2022.

Outside Work

Outside of work, Abbey has a passion for travelling and teaching English. She has obtained a TEFL certificate which allows her to teach abroad. So far, she has taught English in Boston USA, China, and Romania.