Meet the UK Everyday Law team and browse their recent posts below.

Camilla Johnson

Camilla Johnson is the digital acquisition specialist for Rocket Lawyer UK. She has a law degree from Keele University, a post graduate diploma in professional legal practice and a diploma in digital marketing.

Alex Heshmaty

Alex Heshmaty is an experienced legal writer, with a particular interest in the field of employment law. He writes for a variety of publications and his articles have appeared in The Guardian as well as regularly being featured in the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers.
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David Hacker

David attended Southampton University and qualified as a solicitor with Ormerods, Croydon in 1993. He joined Leigh Williams in 1997. Now Partner and head of the employment law team at Thackray Williams. David's areas of specialism include employment related disputes for employers & employees, drafting contracts of employment, service agreements and compromise agreements, as well as advising on TUPE and on other areas of employment law including flexible working, working time regulations and equal pay.
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Emma Thompson

Emma attended Reading University 2001-2004 then went on to study LPC at College of Law, London. After working in a London law firm for a year, Emma commenced Training Contract with Thackray Williams.In 2012, Emma was made a Partner in the Employment Law Team. Emma has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of employment law for individuals and a range of businesses including chartered surveyors, medical insurance intermediaries, construction companies, education establishments, retailers and estate agents.

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Harvey Harding

Harvey has over 10 years practical legal experience within private practice and is responsible for PM Law’s Property, Wills, Trust and Probate, Employment and Civil Litigation teams. Harvey is a practising solicitor and is committed to ensuring clients receive a seamless, straight-forward, quality service.

Lesley Lawrence

Lesley Lawrence LLB (Hons) LLM Barrister, was called to the Bar in 1996 and is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. She is the author of Win Your Own Case – Be Your Own Lawyer and Get the Results You Want - a guide to representing yourself in court.
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Mark Edwards

Senior Vice President of EMEA at Rocket Lawyer
With a decade of experience as an innovator and business leader in the UK legal industry, Mark specializes in creating and growing new businesses based on sound market insight and customer need. He sees the team and the people in it as the crucial component for building a successful business.

Prior to joining Rocket Lawyer in 2012, Mark led the legal business development team for LexisNexis UK. There, he managed a cross-functional team, and was responsible for the full lifecycle of product innovation—from proposition development and business case, through the launch and early sales traction. During his time at LexisNexis UK he built two new successful product lines. Previously, Mark was a user experience consultant, working in various industries including telecommunications and health.

Mark has a Computing degree, a masters in User Experience, and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence.

Melissa Cook

Melissa is a solicitor specialising exclusively in employment law. Although she qualified in January 2013, Melissa has run her own caseload of employment law files for almost five years.
Melissa works with both employees and employers on all types of employment law matters, including advising on employment contracts, disciplinary and grievance procedures, and compromise agreements to bringing and defending claims in the employment tribunal.

Pieta Das Gupta

Pieta has over ten years’ experience as a company commercial solicitor working in law firms and for businesses.As the Head of Legal for Rocket Lawyer UK, Pieta is in charge of legal content and work with the product development team to create the documents and guidance available on Rocket Lawyer.

Rebecca Facey

Rebecca studied Law at the University of Exeter and completed Legal Practice Course with Distinction at Cardiff University. She started her training contract with Thackray Williams in September 2012.
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Samantha Jolliffe

Samantha is an employment solicitor with a wealth of experience in advising employees and employers of all sizes,in both contentious and non contentious matters. Samantha is also a legal writer specialising in writing a variety of employment documents, including current affairs blogs and articles on the topic of employment law.

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Please contact if you would like to blog for RocketLawyer UK and talk to the small business and consumer legal market.

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