Emily Barcilon shortlisted for award celebrating Manchester’s young talent

10th December 2019, 11:55 am

A Manchester divorce and family lawyer has been shortlisted for a prestigious award celebrating the best of the city’s young talent.

Emily Barcilon from law firm Clarke Willmott LLP is up for Lawyer of the Year at the upcoming Made in Manchester Awards (MIMAs).

Emily, who has been with Clarke Willmott for the past year, specialises in dealing with financial matters on divorce, including high net worth matters involving complex business interests, and matters which involve issues over non-disclosure.

She also has experience dealing with non-compliance and enforcement of financial orders, private children matters, including where there are welfare concerns and domestic violence injunctions.

Chris Longbottom, partner and head of Clarke Willmott’s family team, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Emily to round off her first year with us at Clarke Willmott.

“Emily has had a real impact upon continued delivery of quality service to our expanding client base. Her ability to provide expert advice while maintaining her empathy towards our clients sets her apart from the rest.

“We wish Emily all the best of luck with the awards in 2020.”

The Made in Manchester Awards celebrate the best of Manchester’s young business talent, up to the age of 35. The awards champion talent across a variety of sectors including, finance, legal, HR, creative and digital.

The 2020 awards will be the eighth MIMAs and will take place on Thursday 6 February at The Principal Hotel.

Emily said: “I am really excited to be shortlisted for a Lawyer of the Year award.

“For the past year I have been focussed on delivering a great service for our clients, who are often experiencing a highly stressful and emotional time in their lives.

“I have also been committed to promoting the Resolution code of practice to resolve family law matters in a constructive way.

“Winning this award would be the icing on the cake of a fantastic year.”

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton.

For more information visit www.clarkewillmott.com

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