• Office
  • Faviell House
  • 1 Coval Wells
  • Chelmsford
  • Essex
  • CM1 1WZ
  • Tel: 01245 453800

Emma Clarke

Partner, Head of Wills, Trusts & Probate South Essex

I am a solicitor, team leader and Partner of the South Essex Wills, Trust and Probate team. I am based in our Chelmsford office, and am available for a free, no obligation 15 minute conversation on 01245 453833.

I qualified as a solicitor in 2006, joined Birkett Long LLP in 2009 and became a team leader and Partner in June 2017.

I am a full member of STEP (Society of trust and Estate Practitioners) which is an international organisation. I am also the chair and committee member of the Essex branch of STEP and a member of the Solicitors for the Elderly.

I am a trustee of My Home Life Essex Community Association – the charity behind the ‘Friends and Neighbours (FANS)’ initiative for care homes whereby we help older people in care homes remain fully engaged with their wider community.


  • Diploma – STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) 2008-2010
  • Qualified as a solicitor in 2006
  • Legal Practice Course – 2003-2004
  • University of Kent, Canterbury (1999-2003) 2:1 (hons)
  • Havering Sixth Form College (1997-1999)


  • Solicitor
  • The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
  • Committee member of the Essex Branch of STEP
  • Member of Solicitors for the Elderly

What is STEP?

Between working full time, being a mother to 3 young boys (including twins!) and my trustee role I feel sometimes that I do not have a lot of free time. However, I do try and make time for my 3 dogs and enjoy walking them on walks with my family. It’s a busy life but full of variety and experiences.

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