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Emma Armstrong

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Emma is a Trainee Solicitor in the firm's Family law team.

Law graduate Emma Armstrong joined Burnetts as a trainee solicitor in September 2016 following a number of successful work experience placements within the firm during her studies.

Emma currently works within the Family Law team at Burnetts.

As part of her solicitor's training Emma spent a period assisting the corporate team with a variety of commercial client matters including mergers and acquisitions.

A former pupil of Caldew School in Dalston, Emma studied at Newcastle University and then went on to achieve a Distinction in her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Northumbria University. She aims to qualify as a solicitor in September 2018.

From a farming family, Emma grew up in Cumbria and lives in Hesket Newmarket. She has previously worked for the Northern Fells Group as a Youth Coordinator, organising activities for local young people, and continues to be involved in the farming community as the club Chairman of Caldbeck Young Farmers. Emma is a member of the Junior Lawyers Division and  also owns her own flock of pedigree Beltex sheep, which she regularly takes to local agricultural shows and has had a very successful year winning Champion at Ravenstonedale Show this summer.