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Portrait of April La
Areas of expertise: Family law, Private wealth


April is an associate in the family team in London, and acts for clients on a wide range of family law matters, including divorce, financial disputes, nuptial agreements, children arrangements and child abduction.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Oxford and completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP University of Law in London with a distinction. April qualified as a solicitor in 2022 having previously worked as a paralegal in the firm’s contentious private client team before becoming a trainee solicitor in 2020.

A diversity and inclusion ambassador for the firm, April is also an active member of the mental health and disability committee.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisted on an international child abduction case in the High Court.
  • Advising on private children law matters, involving allegations of domestic abuse.
  • Acting for high net worth clients in financial remedy negotiations and proceedings.

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