Jessica Murfitt

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Jessica is a Solicitor in our Family Team. She is part of the International Family Team, and is based in our London office. She qualified in March 2022 after completing her training contract at Birketts.

Jessica assists colleagues and clients with a range of issues relating to both domestic and international family law, including divorce, financial issues arising from divorce and disputes involving children. Jessica also has experience of dealing with, and advising upon, Family Law Act applications.

Jessica is adept at resolving disputes at the earliest possible stage; often utilising methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution, such as mediation, to ensure the most cost-effective solutions for her clients.

Prior to joining Birketts, Jessica graduated from the University of Warwick, where she achieved a 2:1 in her Law with French Law degree. After university, Jessica spent a year working as a Paralegal in the Clinical Negligence department at a regional law firm in Cambridge. She then went on to achieve a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course at BPP Cambridge

At university, Jessica volunteered with PHAB, a charity which aims to support young people with and without disabilities to break down community barriers and take part in activities and challenges together. Jessica also took part in a pro-bono project where she attended local schools to give talks to students about human rights.

Jessica has more recently volunteered with the Suffolk Law Centre and has offered legal advice on various issues on a pro-bono basis to help local people tackle their legal challenges.

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