Emma studied at Cardiff University and trained at Gregg Latchams. She qualified into Gregg Latchams’ Litigation team in 2010 where she gained experience in both commercial litigation and private client litigation.
Emma’s expertise includes will disputes, claims for financial provision under a will or intestacy, probate claims including applying to the court on behalf of Executors for directions. Emma’s clients include private individuals, personal representatives, beneficiaries and attorneys/deputies. She also acts for private clients in relation to property disputes and Court of Protection Deputies in relation to property issues. Emma has experience in both litigating disputes and also resolving disputes through mediated settlements.
Bringing and defending claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 by spouses, partners and children for further financial provision from an estate.
Acting for beneficiaries who are contesting the validity of a will on the grounds of capacity, undue influence and a forged signature.
Acting for a minor in a 1975 Act claim against her father’s estate comprising of UK and overseas assets and involving conflicting jurisdiction.
Proprietary estoppel claim – Acting for claimant where a property and farm has been promised to the deceased’s carer but was left to his family in his will.
Acting in a claim to rectify will due to solicitor’s mistake in drafting.