How Can Emily Help You?
Emily specialises in family law and contentious probate. Emily has experience in dealing with a variety of forms of family disputes including divorce and financial settlements, cohabitation and private children law proceedings.
Emily also has litigation experience in disputes arising out of family partnerships, trusts, wills and contentious probate. She has worked on challenges against the validity of wills, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and also has experience of attending a number of mediations, in particular one which involved litigation of a multi-million pound estate.
Emily returns to the private client team, having worked as a legal assistant in the team whilst studying towards the LPC part-time. Emily completed her training contract at the firm before the start of her role as a solicitor in the contentious probate and family team. During the course of her training contract, Emily gained experience by working within our commercial, employment law, property litigation and contentious probate teams.
Meeting Your Needs
Emily is dedicated, focused and will support you throughout your case. She is able to focus on your particular needs and to identify other potential areas where you may need advice.
Emily takes a real interest in clients. She likes to get to know you, understand your objectives and focus on delivering practical legal advice.
What Others Say
"I have received the most excellent service dealing with Emily Roskilly at VWV throughout the course of the year. Emily has always provided a level of understanding and experience which has helped me through, what to me, is a very difficult experience.
I am able to trust Emily to guide me through, and advise clearly on any decisions that I have to make. I would have no hesitation in recommending Emily to others in need of the same assistance, and would strongly endorse her abilities, professionalism and general high quality personal skills." - Private Client
"Thank you Emily for all your help and support in resolving what was an extremely difficult situation or me. I must praise you for your professionalism and determination in acting on my behalf, but also for your kindness and understanding of the issues I was going through over the course of the dispute. I cannot praise and recommend you highly enough. I wish you well in the future and you will also be top of my favourite list of lawyers" - Sue Webster
Colleagues describe Emily as proactive, driven and a pleasure to work with. Emily has been described by a number of clients as having splendid interpersonal skills, being understanding and also creating a sense of confidence in clients from the very outset of a case.
What You Might Like to Know
Emily is an affiliate member of Resolution. She is also a member of the Women Lawyers Division (Bristol) and the Bristol Junior Lawyers Division. She has a passion for marketing and business development.
VWV was successfully chosen as the winner of Corporate Intl Magazine's legal award 'Private Client law firm of the year in England 2016'. The awards recognise those who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service and is based on independent research, focusing on how the business operates and the expertise the firm can offer.
VWV's Private Client team was announced as winners of the 'Trusted Private Client Law Firm' Global Award for 2016. This award showcases the achievements of the most successful and ground-breaking individuals and those who have had outstanding performances within the last year.
Being from Cornwall, Emily loves being by the sea, kayaking and spending time with family and friends
As a trainee, Emily wrote for our trainee blog.