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Sadie O’Reilly and Robert Emmett promoted to the Partnership

health lawyerRobert Emmett, Family Associate SolicitorSadie O’Reilly and Robert Emmett have joined the partnership at RadcliffesLeBrasseur LLP with effect from 1 April 2021. Sadie and Robert have both been promoted within their teams, Healthcare and Family respectively.

Sadie specialises in defending criminal allegations against healthcare professionals in the police station, Magistrates Court and Crown Court and disciplinary proceedings for dental and medical practitioners. Sadie is experienced in matters before the criminal courts, General Medical Council (GMC), General Dental Council (GDC) and Local Area Teams. Sadie also represents health professionals at inquests, NHS Performers List hearings and disciplinary proceedings conducted under NHS Maintaining High Professional Standards. Sadie qualified in criminal law in 2008 and obtained her Higher Rights of Audience in 2011.

Sadie comments “I’m delighted to become a partner at the firm after 10 years of working in this market-leading team. It’s great to add to the partnership of our strong team in the Leeds office. I am very much looking forward to working with clients and colleagues in this new role.”

Robert specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious family law matters and has particular expertise in the financial consequences of marital and relationship breakdown. Robert’s practice is primarily focused on divorce, matrimonial finance and private law children matters. Robert also advises in relation to pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation disputes. Robert was recognised in the Legal 500 2021 as a ‘key lawyer’ and named one of ePrivateClient’s “Top 35 Under 35” in 2019.

Robert comments “I am very pleased to be made a Partner at RadcliffesLeBrasseur LLP and to join the exceptionally talented pool of existing members. The firm continues to encourage development from within as well as making market leading hires, and has a bright future ahead.

Andrew Parsons, Senior Partner, comments “it is great news that Sadie and Robert have joined the partnership. Their commitment and dedication to clients and their expertise in their fields of law are reflected in these well-deserved promotions. We wish them every success in their careers.”