Emma holds a BA (Hons) in European Studies and Spanish from the University of Essex, and CILEx qualifications (levels 3 and 6) from the University of Westminister and CILEx Law School. She was admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Legal Executive in 2015 and is an Associate Member of Solicitors for the Elderly.
Prior to joining Howell Jones, Emma worked at Osbornes Solicitors LLP in London in various roles. Prior to retraining as a legal executive, Emma worked in Title Research as a probate genealogist.
Emma’s specialism is in wills, estate administration, Court of Protection, lasting powers of attorney and trust administration.
Emma has had notable success across a number of cases. Here are details of some of her most prominent:
- Obtaining an urgent direction from the Court of Protection to enable an application for an interim possession order to evict squatters from P’s empty house.
- Re-sealing an Australia Grant of Representation for the estate of an Australian domiciled deceased to enable the English estate (which consisted of multiple shareholdings) to be dealt with.
- Dealing with the administration of a multi-million-pound estate consisting of six rental properties. This involved dealing with all of the tenancies to enable the properties to be sold at auction and liaising with HMRC to obtain clearance for undeclared income tax during the lifetime of the deceased.
When not working, Emma likes to relax with an occasional visit to the cinema and enjoys reading.
areas of work.
Wills, probate and powers of attorney
Taking control of what happens in the event of your death or incapacity isn’t the easiest thing to think about...
Emma is a calm and confident lawyer, which is hugely helpful.
The advice given was concise and understandable. Emma took the time to be sure we understood fully everything she had said.
Thank you for your help with the probate, you are an absolute star.