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Emma Benson

Job Title: Associate Solicitor

Location: Manchester

Family - Manchester

Emma joined JMW in May 2018 as an Associate in the Family department.


Emma provides holistic advice covering a wide range of family matters and recognises that each person's needs are different. She relies upon her wealth of experience to ensure her support and advice is tailored to meet those needs and achieve the right outcome.

This experience covers a wide range of issues including:

Divorce, separation and the resolution of related financial issues;

Wealth protection including pre and post nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements; and

Arrangements for children following the breakdown of relationships.

Emma understands and regularly advises medium and high net worth clients who frequently have substantial income and capital assets, including overseas assets and trusts which require complex financial solutions.

She provides straightforward, commercial advice and is committed to providing practical solutions during times of great personal stress and challenge.


Emma read Law at the University of Bristol and completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Manchester.

Emma trained and qualified at Top 20 global law firm DWF, based in the Manchester office. She remained a member of the DWF Family team prior to the team joining JMW in 2018.


Emma enjoys good food, wine, clothes and company.

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