Emily Pope

Emily Pope

Solicitor - Divorce and Family Law

Career History

I joined Neves in September 2018 following the completion of my Law degree and LPC. Prior to this I had experienced working in a family law firm. I qualified as a Family Law solicitor on 3rd December 2020 following the successful completion of my training contract. A large proportion of my training was spent in the Family department, complimented by seats in Conveyancing and Dispute resolution.

I was delighted to qualify into the family department in December 2020 working under the supervision of Head of Department, Beth Woodward.

I am on the board of Trustees for Relate MK (voluntary role).

Recent Cases

I advise on all aspects of family law including:

  • Divorce
  • Financial matters following separation or divorce
  • Making arrangements for children
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Enforcement of Orders following non-compliance 
  • Financial Provision for Children
  • Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Separation Agreements
  • Disputes regarding children
  • Applications for urgent protection orders (including non-molestation and occupation orders) 

I am often instructed to make urgent applications concerning children, such as where a child is withheld following contact with one parent.

Having experienced working in the matrimonial, conveyancing and dispute resolution teams, I have been able to transfer my knowledge from one department to the next and this has helped me to advise clients where there is a crossover, such as a property transfer arising from a financial order on divorce or making enforcement applications for non-compliance with court orders. 

I am a firm believer in resolving disputes and work with my clients to seek to settle issues at an early stage where possible. 

I am a member of Resolution. (Resolution members are committed to promoting a constructive approach to family issues that considers the needs of the whole family.)

I like to stay up to date with new developments in the law and I enjoy researching new and topical issues. 

Resolution member

What makes me human

In my spare time you will often find me in the shopping centre, out for a run (begrudgingly!), in the kitchen, and spending as much time as possible with my family and friends. I have a strange mix of hobbies - I am a keen crafter, football fan and I love a weekend break!

Latest posts

If you are approaching a solicitor about a family issue, the chances are you are probably going through a really difficult period in your life. When making any other purchase that you are likely to spend a lot of money on, like a new car or the lates…

Emily, I can’t thank you enough for listening to me keeping me level headed and believing in me. You are a fantastic family solicitor and I highly recommend you to all my friends family and clients. I wish you every success in the future.