Emma Holland

Partner  |  Stewarts


Estates: Contentious

Guardianship and Mental Capacity

Trusts: Contentious

Office Location

London, United Kingdom

Short Biography

I specialise in private wealth disputes concerning trusts, probate and capacity issues (the latter frequently being dealt with in the Court of Protection). Much of the work I do is international in nature, frequently involving offshore jurisdictions and conflicts of private international law.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing well.

What was your first job?

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry.

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?

Trustees being increasingly inclined to stress test their structures in order to determine whether, particularly whilst the settlor is still alive and has capacity, any action can be taken to mitigate the prospect of successful attacks.