Emma Carey is managing partner at fast-growing Liverpool law firm MSB. Previously head of the firm’s family department, Emma has played a prominent role in MSB’s growth since it was established 30 years ago.
John Steinbeck said, “what good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter to give it sweetness”. A lovely sentiment but one that is utterly lost on those that suffer with ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ (S.A.D).
I was born in 1961 to a loving stay-at-home Mum and forklift truck driver Dad. Our family moved from Liverpool during the slum clearance programme of the 1960s to the promise of a new utopia in Kirkby.
Liverpool, not London that produced the world’s first ‘wet dock’, a technological wonder of the industrial age. Covering 3 1⁄2 acres, the Old Dock was the first of an interlocking network that would eventually span 7 1⁄2 miles of the River Mersey.