Surjit works in the firm’s Thurrock Office. She qualified as a solicitor in October 2004 and joined Palmers 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 and became a Partner in August 2018.
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’.”