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Company

Mishcon de Reya

Position

Director

Index

Legal

Family Lawyers

Location

London

Advice type

Children

Children law

Cohabitation

Divorces

Financial remedies

International relocation

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

Surrogacy

Client Types

Corporate clients

Entrepreneurs

Families

High-profile clients

HNW

Sector Focus

Legal Advisory Services

Geographical Focus

France

Italy

Spain

United Kingdom

United States

Customer Type

Solicitor

Emma Willing

Spear's Review

As Legal Director of Mishcon de Reya ’s family team, Emma Willing has spent 14 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 is a Legal Director in the Family department and advises on all aspects of family law. Emma's expertise includes the resolution of complex financial issues on divorce, often involving international aspects, private children law matters (Schedule 1 claims, Section 8 Orders and leave to remove applications), and cohabitation disputes. Emma has worked for a broad range of clients including a number of high profile clients.

Emma has expertise in advising in respect to surrogacy and modern-family building and has worked on a number of complex surrogacy cases involving overseas jurisdictions. Emma is an Ambassador for Fertility Network UK.

The Legal 500 (2021) listed Emma as a Next Generation Partner.

Rank: Recommended

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