Emma Rees

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Emma advises a wide range of clients on all aspects of private client advisory work, including Will making, estate and inheritance tax planning, the creation and administration of trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney

Emma is also experienced in dealing with probate applications and administering estates. She advises executors in relation to the administration of both taxable and non-taxable estates and has experience dealing with more complex estates, such as those including agricultural, business and international assets. Emma provides guidance to executors throughout every stage of the probate process and she has experience advising beneficiaries on the redirection of assets via deeds of variation.

Emma was admitted as a Solicitor in September 2019, after training with the firm. She is a Solicitor in our Private Client Advisory Team and is based at our Norwich office. 

Emma studied law at the University of East Anglia, where she was awarded the Sweet & Maxwell Prize for attaining the joint highest mark in her first year. She graduated with a first class degree in 2016 and went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School in Cambridge, achieving a distinction. 

Emma has been involved with Buckenham House Group Riding for the Disabled for around 14 years. Since joining Birketts she has led the Norwich office’s Sleep Out Team, sleeping overnight in Norwich City FC’s car park, raising funds in support of The Benjamin Foundation’s work to end youth homelessness. She has completed East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ 32 mile Pier to Pier Challenge twice, alongside a group of colleagues.

Emma is also a member of the Norwich office grants panel for The Birketts Fund, administered by the Norfolk Community Foundation. The fund’s charitable giving is focused on providing support to voluntary and community groups in Norfolk. 

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