Advises on complex estate planning, estate administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications and elderly client affairs.

Emma represents a wide spectrum of clients, including high net worth individuals, with a particular focus on elderly client affairs. She acts as a Deputy and Attorney for a number of clients to manage their property and financial affairs.

Emma qualified as a Solicitor in September 2003.

Work highlights


Acting on a highly complex estate of a well-known illustrator, including royalty matters, ongoing charitable trusts and complex tax matters.


Acting for an individual with no living family members on his property and financial affairs, including registering the Power of Attorney, assisting with his care requirements, managing his finances and making decisions regarding his investments in his best interests.


Acting for a genealogist on the legal documents required for an unadministered asset dating back to 1966, including applications for a specialist Grant of Probate, tracing all the beneficiaries on the family tree, acquiring payment of the asset, and arranging payment to all the beneficiaries which numbered some 50 individuals.

Memberships and Associations

Law Society Private Client Section

Sussex Law Society committee member

Sussex Law Society past president

Recent articles

Media spotlight

DMH Stallard noted as one of the best firms for championing women writes about the number of female professionals ranked in leading legal directory Legal500, with DMH Stallard holding 14 rankings across 20+ departments in the latest edition.



Controversy surrounds remote Will witnessing amidst rising inheritance disputes

The once lawful practice of remotely witnessing Wills is to be removed due to a surge in contentious inheritance disputes



£5,000 fine if you’re in hot water with HMRC and don’t even know it?

Three common scenarios that require registration with the Trust Registration Service (TRS) established by HMRC that you may have missed.



Tax change has a knock-on effect on gifts to charities abroad

Gifts to any charity in the EU or European Economic Area no longer qualify for a relief commonly granted to UK charities