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Emma Willing

Spear's Review

Emma Willing has spent 15 years advising clients on all aspects of family law.

She regularly works on complex financial issues relating to divorce, private children law matters (including Schedule 1 claims and Section 8 orders), cohabitation disputes, and drafting pre- and post-marital agreements. Clients praise her ability to provide pragmatic, clear and strategic advice.

A widely-recognised expert on LGBT family law, she frequently advises on surrogacy and other relevant parenting issues, and has written widely on topics including informal conception arrangements. She was recently appointed to the board of Fertility Network UK, the leading charity for those suffering with fertility issues.

Adviser profile

Emma Willing is a Partner in the Family team at Penningtons Manches Cooper and has advised clients for over 15 years on all aspects of family law. Previously, Emma spent over 12 years at Mishcon de Reya in London and became a Partner in 2021.

Emma's diverse expertise includes the resolution of high value and international financial cases on divorce, complex children cases and the drafting of nuptial agreements. Emma also has expertise in relation to surrogacy and modern family building and is featured in the Tatler Address Book Pathways to Parenthood. Emma is a qualified mediator.

Emma was listed as a Next Generation Partner in The Legal 500, which stated that "Emma is a really accomplished classy family lawyer who fights hard for her clients." Emma also features in Chambers High Net Worth Guide in which one peer commented that she was "one of the most talented lawyers I know."

Emma frequently contributes to the legal press and is a member of Resolution.

Rank: Recommended

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