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Emma Pottinger

Senior Associate | Nottingham

About Emma

Emma joined Freeths in April 2022 after having trained and qualified at her previous firm. Emma has 10 years’ experience in resolving a range of disputes and has specialised in contentious trusts and probate work for over 5 years.

Emma has a calm and pragmatic approach to cases and guides her clients throughout their dispute to achieve the best result for them.  Emma recognises the personal and emotional impact that clients can go through in dealing with cases of this nature and supports her clients throughout their case.

With legal costs at the forefront of most clients’ minds, Emma provides clear advice on costs and keeps her clients regularly updated, whilst considering the most cost-effective and sensible approach to resolve their dispute.

Emma has experience in resolving a range of different disputes, 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
  • Disputes relating to the Administration of Estates
  • Financial Abuse and Undue Influence
  • Executor Disputes
  • Trustee Disputes
  • Disputes over Trusts of Land
  • Professional Negligence Claims


  • Member of ConTrA – The Contentious Trusts Association
  • Emma is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

Notable work & expertise


  • "I started with Sally Goodger who contacted me to help me with the situation I had. She was very polite and reassuring. She then passed me on to Em...

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  • “It is such a relief to finally see the end of this business…It has been a pleasure to work with you. You have always been so polite, helpful and...

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