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The Law Firm

 Founded in 2016

Carpe Diem is an independent firm, based in Canterbury, Kent, born from the dream of professionals that was created with the aim of facing and solving all problems in the fastest, most efficient and convenient way possible.

Carpe Diem with the help of experienced professionals, support and seeks customer satisfaction by offering a timely and high-quality legal assistance and consultancy service. The firm has developed specific skills in the fields of family law, divorce, children matter, employment law, lasting of attorney, Will drafting and housing matter.

At Carpe diem the flexibility and competence of a streamlined reality are combined with the organization and experiences of our members: this guarantees a personalized consultancy service for each type of client.

Carpe Diem Law Firm

Our Vision

Ours is a job that requires experience, professionalism, and continuous updating of knowledge. We are convinced that excellence can be achieved chiefly through specialisation in specific areas, especially in a moment such as this of economic crisis.

Throughout the years we have acquired a significant amount of experience, specifically in all the sectors of Family Law.

Our secret to success lies in our commitment and passion, which we utilize daily in our business, and which is driven by a strong sense of duty.

We believe that this is the only way to guarantee quality in the shortest time possible. Mastering the art of dialogue has set us apart, along with our ability to communicate effectively with both clients and counterparties, giving to all involved the maximum amount of attention necessary.

Quality, timeliness and precision are values which have always characterized our work, mirroring the harmony found in an orchestra, where the contribution of each individual is essential. These values drive our continual research to find solutions, which can reconcile the different interests involved.


Maria Elena

Founder of Carpe Diem

Carpe diem has been funded by Maria Elena graduated in Law from Canterbury Christ church and with a Law Master in the Legal Practice Corse (LLM LPC) at The University of Law.

The lawyer Maria Elena set up the firm Carpe Diem Paralegals, standardising the principle of protection of individual rights, of the person, in every moment of existence, with a human approach and maximum attention to the client.


As a specialist in the field, with a friendly easy-going matter Maria Elena she has also spoken at external events explain the legal process of evictions, divorce, separation and tenant’s right.


Maria Elena also speaks French, Italian and some basic of Spanish.

She lives in Canterbury with two young children and on her spare time she loves reading and spend time with her family.

Email : Tel: 07873 874207

Our Founder

The Glory of a Good Lawyer

Is to Win a Bad Trial.

( Balzac)

Value 01.


We believe that the essential elements at the basis of a fruitful relationship between lawyer and client are trust, transparency and continuous dialogue.


In each case, we pay particular attention to the preliminary examination of the matter in order to propose a "tailor-made" solution for the specific case. For this reason, from the outset we discuss with the customer and involve him in choosing the most appropriate strategy to satisfy his true interests in the affair.


We illustrate and prospect to our client the possible and realistic developments of the dispute and with him we evaluate the most appropriate paths to take.

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