Family Law Solicitor, Polish Team
Zuzanna began working at Simpson Millar in February 2016 as a Paralegal, her first post in the legal profession in England, although she was qualified as a Solicitor (Radca Prawny) in her native Poland.
Zuzanna studied law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland and finished her legal training in the District Chambers of Attorneys-at-Law in the same city. In March 2016 Zuzanna passed the Polish bar exam.
Zuzanna also obtained the Graduate Diploma in Law at the BPP University in London in June 2016.
As Zuzanna was already a qualified Lawyer in a recognised jurisdiction, her plan was to qualify as a Solicitor in England and Wales under the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme. Zuzanna continued to work full time and study for the QLTS exam. She passed the first part of that exam in January 2018 and the second part of the exam, which was a combination of 6 full days of writing and oral exams, in February 2019.
Zuzanna was admitted to the roll of the solicitors of England and Wales on 17 June 2019 and she is now practicing as a Solicitor.
Her expertise is in Family Law and Polish Legal Services.
She specialises in Family Law dealing mostly with Divorce and resolving disputes regarding children such as residence of a child, contact with a child, removing the child from jurisdiction or obtaining a passport for a child without other parent’s consent. Zuzanna has experience dealing with Domestic Abuse matters and good understanding of care proceedings. Zuzanna now also assists with the matrimonial finance matters.
Interests Outside of Work
Zuzanna enjoys visiting museums and art galleries, literature – particularly fantasy and science fiction – fresh water sailing, and skiing.