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Emma Gill

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‘I am defined by my straight-talking approach,’ says Emma Gill, who adds that she provides ‘creative, practical advice’. The head of Vardags’ Manchester office also promises ‘empathy and directness’. 'No one wants to hear nonsense when they are separating and facing the most challenging and difficult financial decisions they have ever had to make in their lives.’

Gill specialises in the fields of divorce, financial remedy, children disputes and nuptial agreements, particularly where complex international clients are involved. She says she rarely tackles a case that is valued at less than £15 million. The solicitor prides herself on demystifying complexity, distilling complicated legal issues into ‘digestible ideas for the most distressed of clients’.

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Gill is highly sought-after, with spouses often racing each other to instruct her first when divorce is on the cards. A formidable figurehead of the Manchester team and the firm's Regional Managing Partner, Gill routinely leads on high-profile, high-stakes matters for CEOs of multi-million-pound companies, footballers, entrepreneurs, journalists and notable professionals in various fields, in cases with assets exceeding the hundreds of millions in value, multiple jurisdictions and involving highly specialist legal issues.

Gill is also regarded as the 'go-to' family lawyer for all media, including TV, print and radio, and is regularly sought out for her thought leadership and commentary.

Rank: Top Recommended

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