Emma Foster


Trusts and Estates

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Emma is one of four partners in Martelli McKegg's private client team.

Emma has a fresh and innovative style and is known to her clients as providing pragmatic and practical advice to assist them with achieving their objectives.

Emma's areas of speciality include:

• Creating, reviewing and administering bespoke trust structures, including foreign trust structures
• Estate planning advice
• Estate administration
• Protecting assets while in a relationship via contracting out agreements ("pre nups") and preparing and negotiating separation agreements
• Litigation and dispute support relating to disputes involving relationship property, estates, wills and trusts
• Residential property work
• Providing legal opinions in respect of complex trust matters
• Provision of independent trustee services

Emma brings a comprehensive approach to assisting clients with managing and structuring their affairs.

She holds a number of independent trusteeships and enjoys forming long-term relationships with her clients and partnering with them during all stages of their lives.

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