Abi attended the University of Reading, where she achieved a 2:1 Honours Degree in LLB Law. During her undergraduate studies, she was crowned champion of the Osborne Clarke Mooting Competition, which involving numerous mock trials across different areas of law. She then went on to complete the Legal Practice Course alongside a Masters in Law in Business, Law and Management and attained a Commendation award with the University of Law. Whilst studying the LPC, her chosen electives were Advanced Criminal Law, Employment Law, and Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence.
Abi started her legal career at a niche criminal law firm in Devon, specialising solely in Road Traffic Law. She started as a case worker and progressed within 3 months to a Case Progression Officer, managing her own caseload and progressing client’s cases to court. She provided advice on cases involving both guilty and non-guilty pleas, from speeding offences and mobile phone offences, to driving without due care and attention and failing to stop and failing to report, achieving a fantastic success rate at court. Upon relocating to London, Abi worked in a full-service law firm as a Paralegal, working in a wide variety of cases including employment matters, divorce and dissolution matters, insolvency, private client, wills and probate, commercial and corporate matters, and commercial and property litigation.
Abi joined Maddox in August 2023 as a Paralegal in the litigation department. She supports Nick Davies and Sarah Chambers and works closely on a variety of litigation and insolvency matters. Her role involves legal research, drafting correspondence and documents and general file management. Abi has a keen interest in litigation and looks forward to building her knowledge in this area.