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Family Lawyers

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Manchester, United Kingdom

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Emma Gill


Spear's Review

‘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 brokers deals with the complexity and value of the largest corporate demergers whilst also offering emotional wraparound support, which she states “means there is no time for jargon”. She is known for her legal insight, dedication and tireless attitude to securing her clientele the very best possible outcome. When they are unable to fight for themselves, Gill fights for them to achieve excellent results.

Gill is regarded as the “go to” family lawyer for all media, including TV, print and radio. In just one day she made 18 press contributions on the Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce, including 13 appearances on BBC radio and two TV interviews, as well as commentary for The Guardian, The Mail and The Telegraph.

Rank: Top Recommended

Top Recommended 2021, Family Lawyers Beyond London


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