Surjit works in the company’s Thurrock Office. She qualified as a solicitor in October 2004 and joined Palmers Solicitors in January 2006. She studied a law and psychology degree and completed the Legal Practice Course at De Montfort University in Leicester 2001. Surjit is the Head of the Family Department, having become a partner in August 2018 and a department director in 2021.
Surjit has advised on Family Law matters since qualification. She advises on divorce, civil partnership dissolution, separation, financial settlements including high net worth matters, co habitation and domestic violence issues. Surjit also has a wealth of experience in dealing with children issues including protracted contact proceedings, residence, parental responsibility and Special Guardianship applications.
Surjit has been accredited as a specialist member of Resolution with particular specialisms in Advanced Financial Provision and Private Law Children and is a member of the Law Society’s Family Law Panel.
Outside of work, Surjit likes to keep fit and is a keen swimmer. She is also kept busy with her young family of two.
Surjit fluently speaks the language of Punjabi.
Legal 500 2017 – “Team head and ‘excellent’ associate solicitor Surjit Verdi in Thurrock ‘gives clear and sound advice’.”