MSB Siobhan McCallum

Siobhan McCallum

Trainee Family Solicitor

Siobhan began her career at MSB as PA to Managing Partner, Emma Carey in 2019 before gaining a Training Contract in 2020. She will qualify as a Solicitor in April 2022.

She graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2014 with a 2:1 in History and worked as a Business Development Manager and Bid Writer prior to undertaking an LLM Qualifying Law conversion at Liverpool John Moores University in 2018.

Whilst at LJMU, she further developed a passion for Access to Justice and Justice for Women as a Volunteer for the Legal Advice Centre and being selected to be a Civil & Family Court personal support Volunteer. Siobhan represented the University as part of an international project, raising awareness of the UN Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This led to her being presented with a Student Pro-Bono Award by the Attorney General at the House of Commons in 2019.

Siobhan is now studying towards the LPC whilst undertaking her Training Contract full-time. She has completed a seat in the firm’s Social Housing & Regeneration Department, working for both Registered Providers and Private Landlords on complex issues including Anti-Social Behaviour.

Siobhan’s next seat will be in Family, where she hopes to qualify. She will work across a full spectrum of family matters, including legally-aided matters and private and public children matters and aims to develop an expertise in niche areas such as FGM Prevention, Adoption and International Abduction.

Siobhan takes an active role in CSR and Business Development at the firm. She has worked on several tenders with successful outcomes to become legal providers to Registered Providers of Social Housing, as well as writing articles and blogs, reporting on the firm’s CSR activity.