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Profile submitted by Emma Hatley

Practice Areas

Emma is a specialist family lawyer dealing primarily with divorce and associated financial matters. A significant number of her cases involve trusts, family businesses, inherited wealth, international forum disputes and tracing assets. She also advises on pre or post-nuptial contracts, separation agreements and private children issues. As a qualified mediator and collaborative lawyer, Emma provides alternatives to traditional methods of dispute resolution. Emma provides an expert and discrete service to clients including city executives, entrepreneurs, professionals, trustees, high-profile figures and their spouses or cohabiting partners.  

Professional Memberships

Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; Resolution; Creative Divorce; Resolution and The Law Society.  


Trained at Withers (qualified 1996, Partner 2003). Partner at Stewarts Law (2009 to date).  


Emma contributes to the Sweet & Maxwell textbook 'Financial Provision in Family Matters' and has lectured on various issues, including in relation to the niche practice areas of Trusts & Divorce and Marital Agreements.  


Educated at Cambridge University (MA Law), Guildford College of Law (LPC distinction).