Emily O'Donnell


Senior Associate

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Emily joined Birketts in August 2021. She is a Senior Associate in our Private Client Team.

Emily brings to Birketts a wealth of experience, especially with regard to complex succession planning matters including trust work and tax planning for farming and landed families. Emily specialises in matters relating to inheritance tax mitigation, particularly agricultural, business and heritage property tax reliefs and she has acted for a range of clients including international families, trustees and private banks, as well as landed estate owners.

Emily studied Classics at the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining Birketts, Emily qualified as a Solicitor with a City firm before joining the Landed Estates Team for a large Emily studied Classics at the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining Birketts, Emily qualified as a Solicitor with a City firm before joining the Landed Estates Team for a large national law firm, where she advised owners of historic houses and estates on inheritance tax mitigation and capital gains tax planning to ensure the successful handover to the next generation. 

Emily is part of Birketts’ Norwich team but assists colleagues across the Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and London offices.