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Emma Fitzmaurice

Managing Associate | Nottingham

"So worlds apart from my previous solicitor."

Call: 0345 274 6880 Mobile: 0797 389 1640

About Emma

Emma acts in a variety of disputes for individuals, specialising in contentious trust and probate work.  Some key areas include:

  • Will Validity Challenges
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Financial Abuse and Undue Influence
  • Executor Disputes
  • Contentious Court of Protection Work
  • Disputes over Trusts of Land
  • Professional Negligence Claims

Emma has acted in several high value estates and for high net worth individuals, and acts for clients in the High Court, County Court and Court of Protection.

As a qualified Mental Health First Aider, Emma is alive to the impact and stress involved in dealing with family and personal wealth disputes, and strives to cut through the issues in order to navigate her clients through the dispute resolution process, whether that is through court proceedings or exploring negotiations to find a practical resolution.

Emma is a member of ConTrA and is a student member of the Association for Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.

Emma has an article published on Lexis Nexis discussing personality disorders and testamentary capacity. Read more here. (subscription required).


  • Member of ConTrA,
  • Level 3 Qualified Mental Health First Aider (Accredited by Mental Health First Aid England)
  • Masters in Law (LLB LLM)

Notable work & expertise


  • "A great source of stability in dealing with a rogue."

    Client testimonial

  • "I don’t normally hug a professional! I just felt so much gratitude for all your hard work, sound advice and emotional support and understanding."

    Client testimonial

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