Our team: Family

Meet the team who create and maintain our resources

family team

Emma Wilkins qualified in 1996. She joined Practical Law from Veale Wasbrough Vizards where she was a partner in their London office for 12 years specialising in family work. Before that she worked at the London office of Blake Lapthorn. Emma undertook a broad range of family work but particularly specialised in complex financial work, the drafting of nuptial agreements and cases concerning children. She has been ranked as a leading individual by Chambers and Partners. In the 2013 edition of the directory it is noted that clients praise her "common sense and excellent knowledge of the law". The directory entry goes on to say that she is regarded as "personable, knowledgeable and easy to work with." Emma is a member of Resolution and the Law Society Family Section. She heads Practical Law’s family service and is currently a non-practising solicitor.

Sejal Amin

Sejal Amin qualified in 2003, having spent a year of her training contract in family law, and joined Fisher Meredith’s family law department. Sejal moved to Alexiou Fisher Philipps in 2007 where she was an associate undertaking her own caseload as well as assisting partners. Sejal has worked with clients who are in differing circumstances ranging from those with relatively modest means to those with complex international asset bases as well as on cases with a broad range of children issues. She has worked on several reported cases including Evans v Evans, G v G and Gordon v Stefanou and has written legal articles. In addition, Sejal is a longstanding trustee of an advocacy project. Sejal joined Practical Law's family service as an editor in May 2015. Sejal is a member of Resolution and is currently a non-practising solicitor and mediator.

Che Fung Choi

Che Fung Choi qualified in 2008 at Essex County Council with Higher Rights of Audience specialising in public children law representing the local authority in care proceedings involving non-accidental injury, factitious induced illness, sexual abuse, chronic neglect and cases with an international element at all levels of court including at the court of appeal in Re B (children) 2012 EWCA Civ 1275 and Re D (Leave to Oppose Making of Adoption Order) 2013 EWCA Civ 1480. He was appointed as the adoption legal adviser and legal adviser to the Local Safeguarding Children Board. Che also has an interest in court of protection matters and education act prosecutions representing the local authority on appeal in Islington LBC v D [2011] EWHC 990 (Admin). Che joined Practical Law’s family service in September 2014 and is currently a non-practising solicitor.

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Amandeep Gill qualified at Manches in 2000. She moved to Davenport Lyons where she spent 10 years as an associate in their family team. She led and worked on several reported cases including Re L (Residence Jurisdiction), Philips v Peace (No. 2) and Al Khatib v Masry. Her articles appeared in the legal press and Amandeep was regularly interviewed and quoted in the media. She was a Resolution accredited specialist in international child abduction and private children law (2008 to 2013) and is a mediator and collaborative lawyer. Amandeep joined Practical Law’s family service as an editor in August 2012 after leaving Jordan Publishing. Amandeep is currently a non-practising solicitor.

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Clare Jennings qualified at Linklaters in 1995 into their corporate department. After working on a range of corporate transactions, she moved to Manches two years later to practise family law, specialising in high net worth divorce. Clare relocated to Bournemouth and joined Lester Aldridge where she became an associate in their family team. After several years, she moved to Mishcon de Reya’s family department in London and in August 2012 she joined Practical Law’s family service as an editor. Clare is a member of Resolution and is currently a non-practising solicitor.

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Elizabeth Shaw qualified at Payne Hicks Beach in 2008, having spent a year of her training in the family department. She then spent a further 4 years in the family department post-qualification where she dealt primarily with complex high net worth financial remedy disputes, often with an international element. She has a particular interest in nuptial agreements, having worked on the case of Radmacher v Granatino from first instance to the landmark Supreme Court decision. Elizabeth joined Practical Law’s family service as an editor in September 2012. Elizabeth is a member of Resolution and is currently a non-practising solicitor.

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