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Emma Gill

Director - Divorce & Family Law

Emma is known for her legal insight, dedication and tireless attitude to securing her clientele the very best possible outcome. She regularly acts in cases worth over £100m for the best and brightest entrepreneurs, business men and women, professionals and sports personalities. Her clients come to her for her creative, practical, no nonsense advice.

She is incredibly hardworking and devoted to her clients (Legal 500).

Manchesters celebrity divorce lawyer (Manchester Evening News). 

Emma is also a regular broadcaster, appearing frequently on BBC Breakfast, the Victoria Derbyshire show, BBC Radio 5Live, in addition to regional BBC radio programmes in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Wales. Her comments are frequently sought after in print, having been featured in the Times, the Guardian, the Financial Times, lifestyle and legal press.

Emma has an in-depth knowledge of issues facing the parents of disabled children and has recently learned Makaton and Sign-along sign language.

Emma Gill
Top UK celebrity divorce lawyer
The Sun


  • Emma has been recognised since 2009 in The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
  • This year Emma has featured in Spears 2020 best of breed.
  • She is the go-to Family lawyer for television, radio and print press.


Emma read Law at the University of Manchester before qualifying as a solicitor.

Press & publications

Emma is very experienced in handling the press. As an industry leader, she is often called upon to give expert commentary on television, radio and in the national press. Most recently she has appeared on BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire and provided comment featured in the Times, Guardian and FT. She has also consulted on family law issues for a BBC One drama.

She speaks on a wide range of issues including divorce reform, financial issues on separation, the northern powerhouse and autism.


Emma knew from her first family law lecture that this was her future field of practice. She set herself two goals following her graduation, to be listed in the leading legal directories before she was 30 and to be an equity partner by age 35. She achieved both. Emma is now a leader in family law.

Ferociously bright (Legal 500), Emma is the Head of the Manchester team at Vardags and leading Director in the London office. She specialises in divorce and matrimonial finance and has acted for the good, the bad, the rich and famous. Emmas clients include lawyers, accountants, CEOs of multi-million pound companies, footballers and their spouses, entrepreneurs and business owners. Her cases are complex, dealing with issues around share valuations, option schemes, trusts, foreign properties and pension funds.

Emma also acts in financial claims for unmarried partners.

Emma has considerable expertise in children cases, frequently advising on child contact and residence arrangements and relocation of children within the UK and overseas.

Emma is highly sought after, with clients recommending her to others for her intelligent, practical yet sensitive approach.


Emma lives with her husband and daughter and can be found regularly enjoying the great outdoors.

Emma Gill
Top UK celebrity divorce lawyer
The Sun

Top UK celebrity divorce lawyer

The Sun

Emma Gill is quite simply the best matrimonial lawyer in the North.

Legal 500

Emma Gill is a force to be reckoned with. She truly makes the weather in every case she touches, to the substantial benefit of her clients.

Legal 500

She has a fierce determination and steely resolve which is a winning formula for her clients.

Legal 500
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