Emma Foster

Partner

Trusts and Estates

DDI:+64 9 300 7626

Email:erf@martellimckegg.co.nz

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Emma is one of three partners in the firm'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
  • Estate planning advice
  • Estate administration
  • Protecting assets while in a relationship via contracting out agreements ("pre nups")
  • Foreign trusts
  • Litigation and dispute support relating to relationship property, estates, wills and trusts
  • Residential property work
  • Providing legal opinions in respect of complex trust matters

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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Memberships

Auckland Women Lawyers' Association
Women in Property